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Forum: Introduce Yourself   01-12-2009
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Posted By alexgd123
Welsh Harp, North London, United Kingdom

Welsh Harp, North London, United Kingdom
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-12-2009
Replies: 36
Views: 2,178
Posted By alexgd123
Ha ha thanks smackdaddy! Yeah its all great fun...

Ha ha thanks smackdaddy! Yeah its all great fun watching them sweating to remember how to do it, whilst we are pretending to drown. Great fun!

But back on topic there are a multitude of things...
Forum: Learning to Sail   01-12-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 5,495
Posted By alexgd123
Well I think that the best way is to get out...

Well I think that the best way is to get out there and practice the different techniques that you have read listed here and come back to us with your results.

We can bicker and banter, but the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-12-2009
Replies: 36
Views: 2,178
Posted By alexgd123
Well I admit we weren't actually sailing at the...

Well I admit we weren't actually sailing at the time, we were under engine power.

However it was good experience for my parents to do their man overboard skills!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-12-2009
Replies: 36
Views: 2,178
Posted By alexgd123
What my brother and I did for a short amount of...

What my brother and I did for a short amount of amusement is tie body boards to the back and connect them to the boat with a piece of string and then try and hold on for as long as possible!

This...
Forum: Learning to Sail   01-12-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 958
Posted By alexgd123
RYA is a internationally recognised qualification...

RYA is a internationally recognised qualification that will allow you to do whatever your qualification allows you to do anywhere in the world.

It is highly respected and not just from the UK...
Forum: Learning to Sail   01-12-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 5,495
Posted By alexgd123
When you are in light winds, you want to get the...

When you are in light winds, you want to get the maximum lift as possible. Like on a plane during take off and landing (deploying flaps), you must increase the curve of the sail so as to get more of...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   01-12-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By alexgd123
Talking Hello from the UK!

Hi

My name is Alex and I love club racing.

I do inter club racing in London, United Kingdom, where I try and win or at least come in the top three rankings. I don't own my own boat yet, but I...
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