How to sail – The Essential Factors: Part 2 of 9 Wind Awareness

So let’s start with wind awareness. This is the only essential that is outside of the boat. Having an understanding of where the wind is blowing from is an essential skill to learn, and forms the basis of everything that happens aboard. The wind is reasonably constant, but as your boat changes direction, you must […]

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Smart or Dumb? We Put a Wind Generator on Top of Our Mast – Ep 58 Sailing Luckyfish

This week on Luckyfish We continue our journey towards total energy independence and fit a state of the art wind generator to our masthead. Well look at the pros and cons of a mast head mounting position and wind generators in general And we run into an unexpected problem Some folks may ask, why a […]

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Wind please go AWAY!! [Yacht Refit & Restoration Week 81] (Ep.90)

We’re gonna start prepping the mast I’ve got to show you all my master splicing tricks and all of those are done and everything organized man ugh, so frustrating It’s 8 o’clock in the morning just dropped Simone off at the boat she’s busy editing to kick out another episode and here’s our list to […]

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Stuck in the middle of the Atlantic with no wind or engine – Ep33 – The Sailing Frenchman

Even when the wind is being a pain in the neck, there is always those nice sunrises to wake up to We’ve been becalmed all night, we drifted two milles during the night just take it and try to keep moving forward again we stuck with barely no wind and so not much to do […]

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The Sail That Travels Faster Than the Wind | The Tech Race

Welcome to The Tech Race. Hi-tech sails, inspired by aeronautical engineering, can allow athletes to travel at speeds of over 100kmh. (AERODYNAMIC SAILS) The shape and material of a sail is key. Thanks to aerodynamics, sailing boats and windsurf boards can reach higher speeds than their motor – the wind itself. The material and shapes […]

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