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Steer Our Member Resources Content - Take the Survey!

Every sailor knows that learning to be a better sailor is a journey that never ends! At Modern Sailing School & Club, our commitment to providing sailors new ways to acquire and sharpen their skills is also ongoing - and goes well beyond offering ASA Courses and Sailing Skills Clinics.

The FREE Member Resources articles available on our website supplement the many opportunities we provide for learning. Our goal is to provide content that the sailing community will find interesting, inspiring, and useful.

Steer Our Member Resources Content - Take the Survey!

What sailing topics would you enjoy learning more about? We'll prioritize our upcoming content (articles and videos) based on your responses to this brief survey. We value and appreciate your input!

Take the Survey

While our plan for 2021 content is beginning to take shape, you still have time to contribute your ideas. Have an idea not listed in the survey? Use the omments section to add your thoughts!


Survey Results as of October 15, 2020

Survey respondents have the option to select multiple topics that they are interested in learning more about. Here's how their responses ranked as of 10/15/2020:

RANKING PROPOSED TOPIC RESPONSE RATIO PUBLICATION DATE
1 Light wind sail trim tips  58.8% TBD
1 Catamaran sailing and maneuvering tips 58.8% "
2 How to safely jibe in high wind 52.9% "
3 Essential knots 47% "
3 How to find your way back to MSC in the dark or fog 47% "
4 How to retrieve a stuck anchor 41.1% "
4 Battery care / power management 41.1% "
4 Crew overboard recovery tips 41.1% "
5 Sail care tips 35.2% "
6 Safety tips to avoid common injuries on a sailboat 29.4% "
6 How to put a boat away at the end of your charter 29.4% "


When asked whether they had a preference between written articles, videos, or either/both, respondents indicated:

WRITTEN ARTICLES YOUTUBE VIDEOS EITHER / BOTH 
5% 29% 64%


Our goal is to publish at least one new article or video per month on the above topics! We'll add tentative publication dates to the table above soon.

Become a Content Contributor!

You don't need a captain's license to share your knowledge and experience with the Modern Sailing community. We welcome contributions from our members. Have you filmed or written any content related to any of the above topic, or other sailing-related topics? Let us know! We'll contact you to discuss file sharing, editing, and publication.

You can also share your photos, videos, or documents by using our safe and simple file upload form

For a great example of sailors sharing their knowledge, watch this video recorded by MSC members Tim Welch and Bob Aucone as they practiced and demonstrated their newly acquired Angel Island / Ayala Cove mooring skills.

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