07 April 2017

The Physics of Sailing (KQED QUEST Video), Sailing Navigation Tips

The Physics of Sailing - KQED QUEST:

Northern California has a storied, 500-year history of sailing. But despite this rich heritage, scientists and boat designers continue to learn more each day about what makes a sail boat move. Contrary to what you might expect, the physics of sailing still present some mysteries to modern sailors.

Sailing Navigation Tips - How to Find Your Position by "EP"

Apr 1, 2017:  You approach the narrow entrance to an anchorage and need a fast, easy way to confirm the GPS. How can you use a bearing to a single object to do this? Watch the sailing video to find the answer. Captain John with 25+ years of experience shows you the no-nonsense cruising skills you need for safer sailing worldwide. Visit his website at https://www.skippertips.com and sign up for his highly popular Sailing Tip of the Week

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