Sailboat General Equipment Terms

Equipment Terms Auxiliary – A sailboat’s engine, or a sailboat with an engine Ballast – The weight in a sailboat’s keel, sometimes in a centerboard, that helps keep the boat from heeling too much Beam – The width of the boat at its widest...
Sailing Knots You Should Know

Sailing Knots You Should Know

If you’re a nautical nut, you probably practice sailing knots at home. Don’t worry, we won’t tell anyone your secret. Sailing knots are extremely useful for any situation at sea. It doesn’t matter if you have a sailboat or a powerboat, you should know at least a few...