Here are some snaps of Our Saturday, August 20, 2022 Modern Sailing Expedition with Captain Robert Bivin, who was outstanding. Please convey photos and thanks to him. He is an outstanding individual, leader and sailing instructor. His knowledge and experience made us all feel safe and our Farallones Day Trip educational and just amazing.
Sailing can be relaxing, refreshing, invigorating, and sometimes challenging. As an activity that involves human nature and working with the temperamental forces of wind and waves, an incident or accident that results in loss or damage can happen to any skipper.
If you’re new to sailing, you may have noticed some sailors carrying hefty duffles or dry bags on their way down to the docks. Ever wonder what experienced sailors and skippers keep in those gear bags? Let's have a look at some of the most common items.
What are the qualities of a great skipper? We asked this question with a survey in our March 31 weekly newsletter on on social media, and here are the results! We’ve listed them in order of least important to most important based on the ratio of your responses.
You may have heard that SF Bay is a great place to experience sailing. This is true! You may have also heard that it can get chilly out there. Also true! But by following three simple rules for sailing attire, just about anyone can sail comfortably all day, everywhere in the Bay.
Want to keep your mobile devices charged or use a small appliance away from shore? If your bareboat charter plans include being away from the dock for more than a few hours, beforehand, it's a good idea to understand your boat's electrical system and how to properly utiitize it.