If you are a beginner sailor, knowing the parts of the boat is an important first step. Try this lesson and learn sailing terms and essential sailor’s knots.
Before you rig up your boat and sail, there are several things you need to consider. In this lesson, learn about environment, rules, and safety guidelines.
As a follow-up to the lesson covering terminology and knots, here, learn how to rig a typical sailboat! The techniques addressed apply to most modern vessels.
Now that you have your sea legs, and you know the basic technique, try this lesson and learn to identify the angles to the wind at which a boat can sail.
Sailing requires constant awareness of conditions on and off the boat. In this lesson, learn the six factors you must identify at all times when sailing.
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