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Sail Training Expeditions! Learn to sail. Offshore and coastal.

Teresa Carey Words 7 Comments

We are now accepting applications for a summer season of New England coastal and offshore sail training and leadership expeditions. For each expedition, we will select four adventurous crew members to join us for a rigorous voyage that will depart from Rockland, Maine and explore the New England coast. The longer voyages may even venture as far as Nova Scotia. …

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Evaluating Preparedness

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Ben and I are on a training passage with Mike and Jen aboard their new (to them) 49ft Jeanneau Adagio. They plan to cruise the Bahamas and Caribbean with their three children next spring. In the meantime, we need to move the boat to Florida (their starting point) and provide coastal and offshore training along the way. Already Jen has …

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Essential Shipboard References

Teresa Carey Words 25 Comments

I’m often asked the difficult question, I’m learning to sail. What books should I read? There are hundreds of learn-to-sail books, but I’ve never read a single one. I didn’t learn to sail from a book. I learned to sail through experience, by working my way up “through the hawsepipe,” as it’s said, and I believe that the right experiences …