Tag Archives: Docking

Downwind Slip Skipper’s Tip!

Got the blues leaving the downwind slips? With the onset of summer and the steady winds, we’ve seen a few close calls in the fairway. This looks like a great time to publish a docking skipper’s tip! When backing out … Continue reading

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Skipper’s Tip – Boat Handling Under Power (Part I)

– By Tradewinds instructor Don Gilzean I think the single most embarrassing time I ever experienced (yes, I have had a few) on a sailboat was turning a 27’ boat sideways in a slip at Angel Island.  I was brand … Continue reading

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