Sailing Skills Useful to All Sailors
updated: 6 March 2018
Safe, Competent Sailing
110224: Efficient Sailing = Safe Sailing = Fun Sailing
000626: New Heaving Line Requirements for Canada
011208: How should we cope with lightning?
101122: What to do about getting Masthead Buoyancy
050314: How to avoid a jammed centreboard
081127: Shortening sail: Reefing; the Wayfarer storm trysail
070105: The (tricky) use of wire halyards on the (g)old masts
071208: Uncle Al & Mato Ilijic talk safer gybing, better pointing
Helping Yourself and Others
020626: Uncle Al on Rule 1.1
020626: Giving Assistance
091206: Self-Rescue After a Capsize
020626: Capsize Pics and Their Lessons
180306: More Capsize Pics and Their Lessons
 111017: Lesson with a Happy Ending
050920: A Case in Point and Resulting Recommendations
101128: What to do about getting Masthead Buoyancy
The Beaufort Scale(s)
040328: The Beaufort Scale with a Difference
011013: The Art of Coarse Sailing Beaufort Scale
for the less experienced
080424: The Toronto Sailing & Canoe Club Guidelines
for Relatively Inexperienced Sailors