Cruising Tips with Capt. Jack Klang
Cruising Tips with Capt. Jack Klang • Educational, Short Films, Special Interest, Sports, G, 01-Jan-2005
The complete collection of Capt. Jack's 30 Cruising Tips. This is a must watch for those who want to learn sailing basics and refresh their sailing skills. How-to topics include, sail trim, docking, and anchoring. Jack combines innovative classroom models with real world situations to show how things work so anyone can understand.
We suggest you watch the full show, then access the individual tips as you need to.
ABOUT CAPT. JACK
Captain Jack holds a 50 ton USCG Master license, power and sail. He has a way of showing how things work so anyone can understand. Capt. Jack was a long-time consultant for Quantum Sails.
ABOUT THE BOAT
Hells Bells is Capt. Jack's 1966 Sparkman & Stephens designed 30 ft Chris Craft sloop, Homeport: Suttons Bay, MI.
Also see Singlehanded Docking & Sail Trim with Capt. Jack Klang.
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