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The Center for Wooden Boats in Seattle — Our Favorite Place in this Great City: The Center for Wooden Boats in Seattle has long set a standard for bringing people to the waterfront and getting them st...
Shaping Sails for Performance, Part 1 – The Control Lines: Brooklin Boat Yard owner Steve White takes us aboard Vortex, the Swede 55 he has sailed to victory over so many decades,...
Shaping Sails for Performance, Part 2 – Underway: Join Brooklin Boat Yard owner Steve White as takes us for a sail aboard his Swede 55 Vortex that he has owned for over t...
Sailing LILY – L. Francis Herreshoff’s Design # 43: Seldom has a man been more comfortable on a boat than OCH Founder Maynard Bray aboard his beloved L. Francis Herreshoff...
Single Handed Sailing MALABAR II with Jim Lobdell: Whether it's a 42' Alden Schooner or a Herreshoff 12 1/2 - single handed sailing is all about knowing your boat and simp...
How to Trim Sails with Carol Hasse, Part 3 – Mainsail Trim: In the end sailing is about safety, comfort and speed - and proper mainsail trim helps with all three. Legendary sailmak...
How to Trim Sails with Carol Hasse, Part 2 – The Headsail: Legendary sailmaker Carol Hasse shows us how to tell your jib from your genoa and how to manage headsail trim for better...
How to Trim Sails with Carol Hasse, Part 1 – Parts & Points of Sail: Knowing the parts and points of sail is important in deepening the understanding of sailing and how to trim sails. In th...
Sailing Off and On a Mooring: There is only one thing better than making a smooth getaway from your mooring, that's coming back to it in style.  Join...
Virtues of a Yawl Rig: We wanted Queene Foster to help us understand the advantages of a yawl rig and traditional yawls because of her long exp...
Basic Sailing In The Nutshell Pram: The first of our how-to-sail videos, this one presents the basics via a Nutshell Pram put through her paces on a dock be...

 

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