Cruising Tips with Capt. Jack Klang
The complete collection of Capt. Jack's 30 Cruising Tips. This is a must see 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 & Stevens designed 30 ft Chris Craft sloop, Homeport: Suttons Bay, MI.
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Cruising Tip: Tying a Bowline - Classroom
In this classroom tip, Capt. Jack demonstrates how to tie the indispensable bowline knot using the rabbit method.
Cruising Tip: Stopper Knot and Clove Hitch - Classroom
In this classroom tip, Capt. Jack demonstrates how to tie tow essential knots. Use the figure 8 "stopper" knot to prevent lines from running through blocks. Use the clove hitch to secure your boat to a piling when you dock.
Cruising Tip: Using Fire Extinguisher
On land, Capt. Jack klang demonstrates the correct way to deploy a hand-held fire extinguisher to put out a fire. (tip 28)
Cruising Tip: The Little Things - Classroom
Capt. Jack discusses the "little things" - personal items that can make sailing safer and more comfortable.
Cruising Tip: Port Security - Classroom
In this classroom tip, Capt. Jack discusses several actions you can take as a boater to assist with port security.