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Aug. 27, 2020

The Process Has Started - Time for a Pivot?

The Process Has Started - Time for a Pivot?

In this episode I discuss a potential USVI sailing trip, a possible pivot in selecting a sailing school and getting started with ASA 105 certification.

Sailing Term(s):

  • Tack: This term has two distinct meanings, both of them very important. As a verb, to tack is to change direction by turning the bow of the boat through the wind. As a noun, your tack is the course you are on relative to the wind. For example, if the wind is blowing over the port side, you are on a port tack. If it’s blowing over the starboard side, you’re on a…you guessed it…starboard tack.

  • Jibe: A jibe is another way of changing direction, in which you bring the stern of the boat through the wind. Whether you choose to tack or jibe entirely depends on the situation–what’s around you, and the direction of the wind.

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Show Resources:

Emerald Coast Sailing - https://www.ecsailing.com/

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