How-To Sail and Cruise

How-To Sail and Cruise

Sailing instruction and cruising tips from old salts and old hands.

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How-To Sail and Cruise
  • Drone Video: Eric Epstein - Storytelling for Sailors

    Lin Pardey introduces drones and drone expert, Eric Epstein. Eric discusses the use of drones to enhance video storytelling as part of Lin Pardey's Storytelling for Sailors series.

  • Playlist: Making the Hard Decisions to go Cruising

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    A new series from Lin Pardey and TheSailingChannel.
    David Haigh, circumnavigator and Lin Pardey's sailing partner shares the lessons and accomplishments of his 12 year circumnavigation aboard.
    FOLLOW SUHULA AS DAVID AND LIN RETURN TO NEW ZEALAND FROM THEIR VOYAGE TO NEW CALEDONIA.
    https://forecas...

  • TRAILER: Making the Hard Decisions to go Cruising

    A new series from Lin Pardey and TheSailingChannel.
    David Haigh, circumnavigator and Lin Pardey's sailing partner shares the lessons and accomplishments of his 12 year circumnavigation aboard
    "Sahula," his 39 foot steel cutter by E.G. Van de Stadt of Holland.

  • Magazines with Lin Pardey: Storytelling for Sailors

    Movie

    Lin Pardey discusses writing articles for sailing magazines as part of her Storytelling for Sailors seminar.

  • Playlist: Storytelling for Sailors Seminar with Lin Pardey

    28 items

    Presented by Lin Pardey and Friends
    Running time: 9+ hours
    STORYTELLING FOR SAILORS:
    How to Make Money with YouTube, Blogs, Photos, Articles, Books, and Videos.
    The series includes everything from Lin's all-day Cruisers University seminar plus video interviews with several media experts. Special ...

  • Boat Maintenance DIY with Gary Jobson

    Movie + 9 extras

    A video by Rob Dubin with Gary Jobson
    Boat Maintenance DIY provides Do It Yourself maintenance tips for all boat owners. From Sailing Quarterly Video Magazine.

    Use video segments to interactively explore DIY maintenance tips.

    A Master Collection from the Sailing Quarterly Video Magazine. T...

  • Outfitting the Ideal Cruising Sailboat

    Movie

    By Sailing Quarterly producers, Rob and Dee Dubin.

    After filming for 6 years and 24 episodes, the Dubins purchased a new bluewater cruising boat, "Ventana" - an Island Packet 40. They outfitted her with many of the gear and customizations featured in the series. In this video, the Dubins giv...

  • Pardey: Storing Supplies On Board

    1990s. Lin prepares for another long bluewater passage. She explains.how she organizes and stores supplies aboard Taleisin. Tips on what supplies to warehouse aboard, protecting canned goods from damage, and preventing moisture from ruining supplies.

  • Series: Storytelling for Sailors Seminar with Lin Pardey & Friends

    1 season

    Presented by Lin Pardey and Friends
    Running time: 9+ hours
    STORYTELLING FOR SAILORS SEMINAR WITH LIN PARDEY & FRIENDS
    How to Make Money with YouTube, Blogs, Photos, Articles, Books, and Videos.
    WE WILL BE ADDING MORE EPISODES FOR THE COMPLETE SEMINAR.
    The series expands on Lin's all-day Cruisers ...

  • SSCA NOAA Charts Update Webinar

    This is a SSBA.ORG public service webinar produced by the Seven Seas Cruising Association to inform boaters about the major changes now taking place with NOAA charts. NOAA is ending its support of traditional raster paper charts and transitioning to digital vector charts.

    The webinar also covers...

  • inspecting Your Rig with Brion Toss

    Rigging can be "invisible" - the part of a sailing vessel that many sailors least understand and are least likely to maintain properly.

    Unseen rigging problems can become costly and can certainly jeopardize safety at sea. In this video, master rigger Brion Toss of Port Townsend, Washington will ...

  • Tuning Your Rig with Brion Toss

    Movie

    TUNING YOUR RIG
    Total running time: 75 minutes

    Legendary Master Rigger, Brion Toss of Port Townsend, Washington gives a thorough introduction to the mysteries of rig tuning.

    Using his friendly and engaging style, Brion bebins with an orientation of wire rope properties that regular sailors can...

  • Playlist: Pardey Offshore Sailing

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    The Playlist includes all four of Lin and Larry Pardey's Offshore Sailing videos - a timeless, classic collection of films about the skills required to become a safe and confident blue water sailor. Plus Cruising Has No Limits - three Pardey cruising adventures.

    GET READY TO CRUISE
    GET READY ...

  • Playlist: TEASERS - Storytelling for Sailors Video Seminar

    21 items

    TEASERS.
    Presented by Lin Pardey and Friends
    Full Seminar Running time: 9+ hours
    STORYTELLING FOR SAILORS - TEASERS:
    How to Make Money with YouTube, Blogs, Photos, Articles, Books, and Videos.
    Sailflix members can stream the full seminar as part of their subscription as a series or a playlist. ST...

  • LATV-ASA-TIP: Cleat Hitch

    American Sailing Association Instructor, Duncan Hood demonstrates how to correctly tie a cleat hitch to secure your vessel to a dock, and rope halyards and sheets to cleats on your mast and deck.

    Watch more ASA Sailing Tips on Latitudes & Attitudes TV episodes here on SailFlix.com.

  • Celestial Navigation Simplified with William F. Buckley, Jr.

    Movie + 1 extra

    A film by William F. Buckley, Jr.

    William F. Buckley, Jr. was an American conservative author and commentator, founder of National Review magazine, host of the long-running political TV show, Firing Line, and author of more than fifty books. He was also a passionate and experienced sailor.

    ...

  • Annapolis Book of Seamanship

    1 season

    A 5-part Video Series with John Rousmaniere.
    Based on his famous book and narrated by the author. As the old salt says, "rocks don't move." Though made over 20 years ago, Rousmaniere's milestone series teaches basic sailing techniques handed down by generations of sailors. A must for newbies and...

  • Cruising Tips with Capt. Jack Klang

    Movie + 29 extras

    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 thin...

  • Singlehanded Docking-Sail Trim with Capt. Jack Klang

    Movie

    Another exceptional instructional sailing video by U.S. Coast Guard certified skipper, Captain Jack Klang.

    Singlehanded Docking and Sail Trim compliments Capt. Jacks highly successful Cruising Tips. In this video, Capt. Jack Klang combines innovative classroom models with real world sailing si...

  • Sailvation: Sailboat Charter Briefing

    Movie + 1 extra

    A Video by Incila Oezmert
    Sailvation Sailboat Charter Briefing walks you through a typical charter boat hand-over. The video is not designed to replace your live hand-over, but with the information it provides, you'll be better equipped to understand the hand-over process, ask more detailed ques...

  • Seamanship Vol.1: Anchoring, Weather, Man Overboard

    Movie + 5 extras

    A video by Rob Dubin
    From the Sailing Quarterly Video Magazine library, this 53 minute how-to sailing video covers Anchor Penetration and Holding; Weather Forecasting and Routing; Anchoring under Sail; securing a Mediterranean (Med) Mooring; and a Man Overboard (MOB) Recovery demonstration by th...

  • Seamanship Volume 2 - Safety, Power, Radar, Outfitting, Performance Sailing

    Movie + 6 extras

    A film by Rob Dubin with Gary Jobson

    This 53 minute how-to sailing video addresses Safety-at-Sea, Safety Equipment, and Sail Performance. The following topics are covered: Man Overboard Recovery – Emergency Signals – Power Generation – Radar – Outfitting – Maximize Boat Performance.(C2Z)

    Th...

  • Sail Trim & Performance Sailing with Gary Jobson

    Movie + 9 extras

    A video by Rob Dubin with Gary Jobson.
    From the Sailing Quarterly Video Magazine library. In this 66 minute how-to sailing video, America's Cup champion Gary Jobson covers all aspects of sail trim that will help you improve the performance of your boat whether you race or cruise.

    Gary takes y...

  • Racing Tactics with Gary Jobson

    Movie + 9 extras

    A video by Rob Dubin with Gary Jobson.
    From the Sailing Quarterly Video Magazine library. In this 66 minute how-to sailing video, America's Cup champion Gary Jobson covers the racing tactics and technical skills you and your crew need to improve the performance of your boat in both fleet and mat...