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9 Helpful Sailing Tips for Beginners

Written by on 7/10/2017 6:00 AM in , , , , . It has 0 Comments.

Sailing on the water in Atlantic Canada is one of the most pleasurable things you can do.  It's a different world out on the water.  There is something about the freedom and relaxation that comes with boating, and you don't have to be concerned with all the things that are happening onshore.  However, if you are just beginning, these 9 sailing ti[s can help you get off to a safe start.  1. Take lessons first:  Maybe you know someone that is experienced with sailing.  Learn all you can from this person.  IF you have no one to learn from, consider taking lessons.  Before you start lessons, take the time to study basic terms you will be dealing with.  For example, port is left and starboard is right, when looking at the bow (front) of the boat. 2. If possible, rent your first sailboat: This gives you a "try before you buy" advantage.  Plus, you'll know exactly what you like and how much boat you can handle.  In addition, you should rent something smal ...