Whether you are a real sailor or a sailing simulation gamer (LiveSkipper, VirtualRegatta..), adventurers or competitive sailors, two great Apps are available (IOS and Android) to import and read GRIB files (weather forecast), and to help you in navigation and routing.
IOS: Weather4D (http://www.weather4d.com/en)
Android: SaimGrib (http://ww [...]
The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) govern the sport on the water.
They are revised and published every four years by the International Sailing Federation. The current edition is The Racing Rules of Sailing 2009-2012.
Effective 1 January 2013 : The Racing Rules of Sailing 2013-2016
The Racing Rules of Sailing is available for purchase through [...]
In the sport of sailing, match racing is a particularly exciting and increasingly popular form of sailboat racing that encounters growing success. The term match racing has a special meaning: in contrast to fleet racing, a match race is a regatta where two boats go head-to-head in competition against each other. One boat wins, the other loose [...]
Wednesday April 7th, Boogdolt 2.00pm: another sailboat regatta is about to begin!
The line at Boogdolt is a bit narrow, facing the top-mark due East and 3 sims away. The RD (maliciously?) set the wind direction to 80°, putting the pin end of the line so far to windward that boats could barely cross the line on starboard tack; add to [...]
Welcome to the first in a series of news and updates on the Sailing Academy (SA). We intend to keep you informed about the SA program and activities with this column. So watch this space!
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