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3 Basic Maintenance Skills Every Dinghy Sailor Should Know

Last Updated on May 7, 2021 by Brendan For nearly 50 years, the Laser has been an exceptional racing and recreational sailing dinghy. Speed and simplicity of design are in its DNA, and thus it’s the perfect choice for both the seasoned racer who’s looking for high performance, and the novice who just wants a…

Laser Sailboat Accessories

Top Laser Sailboat Accessories & Upgrades

Last Updated on July 14, 2023 by Brendan Many casual and beginner sailors buy an older Laser dinghy as their first boat. Older models, often bought second-hand, regularly do not contain much more than a basic setup. This means that they are missing many of the new laser sailboat accessories that are now available. This…

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9 Best Sailing Bags – Sailing Bag Options

Last Updated on October 20, 2023 by Brendan When you sail a boat of any kind, you understand the importance of a good sailing bag to hold all your belongings. You may be heading to the changerooms, relaxing in the club after a long day of sailing, or storing your sailing gear below deck while…

Sperry Top Sider Mens Sea Kite Sport Boat Shoe

Top 10 Best Sailing Shoes

Last Updated on May 22, 2024 by admin Wearing the best sailing shoes, whether on board your boat or not, can say a lot about you. Besides looking the part and being a bit of a fashion statement, of course, they have a very practical aspect as well. The most important aspect of wearing the…

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Boat Knives – Best Sailing Knife Guide

Last Updated on October 4, 2022 by admin A sailing knife is one of the most important hand tools that any sailor should own, whether on board your boat or while rigging up your dingy onshore. Designed as a multi-tool in many cases, the best sailing knife is, more often than not, more than just…

Ronstan sailing gloves

What Are The Best Sailing Gloves? 11 Sailing Gloves Reviewed

Last Updated on September 21, 2023 by admin To Summarize: We picked 11 of the most popular sailing gloves available on the market. We compared the construction, durability, design, and features of each. We also looked at fingerless and full-fingered gloves. Many of the choices here scored high marks on design, fit, and strength. Most…

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Best Handheld Anemometer Options

Last Updated on November 3, 2022 by admin You’ve no doubt seen anemometers around the place… An anemometer is a wind speed measuring device that is commonly used by weather stations and individuals or institutions interested in measuring changes in wind speed. To give the best reading, an anemometer is typically mounted on a pole…

Laser Sailing Holidays – Best Sailing Holiday Options

Last Updated on September 27, 2023 by Brendan Laser sailing holidays are an adventure-filled holiday option that can be shared with the entire family. But before we explore several different holiday programs and packages available, let’s take a closer look at the different types of sailing holidays in general. We have chosen to look at…

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Cool Sailing Quotes – Nautical Quotes For Sailors

Last Updated on March 7, 2023 by Brendan Just thought I’d share with you my picks of some of the best sailing quotes that I have seen going around. There are some pretty cool quotes from a mix of some world-class sailors right through to those with just a more basic love for the water.…

Environment pollution in our waterways

How Does Boating Affect The Environment?

Last Updated on August 8, 2019 by Brendan I have been fortunate enough to have done a lot of travel over the years, and have visited some truly beautiful and amazing places. For me, the most beautiful places were the often the ones most untouched by humans – in pristine condition. But on taking a…

Tidal Beach in Wilsons Promontory, Victoria, Australia

Blackburn’s Bass Strait Laser Sailing Record

Last Updated on August 7, 2019 by Brendan In the world of Laser sailing, Australian Michael Blackburn is a leader and champion. He won an Olympic Bronze medal during the 2000 Summer Games in his hometown of Sydney, Australia. In March 2005 his world ranking was 3rd in the Laser, the world’s most popular sailboat.…

summer sports for kids

Summer Sports For Kids: Learn To Sail at a Summer Camp

Last Updated on September 5, 2023 by Brendan As winter slowly transitions into spring many parents are already looking for safe and educational programs for their children come summer. If you are struggling to come up with ideas for summer sports for kids, one well worth considering is sailing. There are a number of different…

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