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  1. Should I learn the sextant?
  2. Anyone used "Sunshine Coast Sailing School"?
  3. Dropping the hook for the night..is here ok?
  4. Learning to sail videos
  5. Anyone completed ASA 114? Or 214?
  6. Learning to sail by full immersion.
  7. stopping on a dime
  8. Closer to the wind question
  9. Where to te forced go sailing downwind?
  10. Reccomendation for ASA 103/4 in NYC or MD
  11. learning about waves...
  12. Terminology: head up
  13. New to using a slip
  14. Best Option for Intensive Yachtmaster Course
  15. Reef Main
  16. Physics of Sailing
  17. Using Jib and Genoa at the same time to create spinnaker
  18. FJ open stern or transom
  19. Spinnaker Question
  20. Mast step...?
  21. stabilizing the boat?
  22. ASA instructor certification?
  23. Cold weather concerns
  24. locking keel in place mandatory? Siren 17
  25. Understanding wave information
  26. Why use a topping lift
  27. Near disasterous first sail
  28. How a distress flare helps in locating the boat in distress
  29. Jib vs Genoa vs Spinnaker
  30. Is the halyard the only support for the boom
  31. Why port tack gives way to starboard tack
  32. test please ignore
  33. Sailing a Cutter
  34. Fish club, or sex toy?
  35. Learning to dock shorthanded
  36. JY15 in heavy wind, how much is too much?
  37. Front or back grommet to attach main halyard?
  38. More beginning sailing technique questions
  39. Are Two sails better than One?
  40. Question about boats with two rolling furlers.
  41. Understanding the Polar Diagram
  42. Moving on up! LOL!
  43. learning to drive a sail boat
  44. Running Speed vs Close-Hauled Speed
  45. Learn to sail this winter: Where to go?
  46. Another n00b question: strategies for handling chop
  47. anyone in lehigh valley area?
  48. Minimum wind for a Flying Scot?
  49. Very n00b questions from a prospective sailor.
  50. Basic cat sailing question
  51. getting experience
  52. Noob question: sailing upwind
  53. Any Advice On Yachting Courses?
  54. What's in a word
  55. Passed my first boat (sort of)
  56. Teaching sailing
  57. Sailing video
  58. Ever heard of sailawaycatamarans.com
  59. Attach Rope to Becket?
  60. Stepping the mast on an old FJ
  61. Can anyone tell me what this piece is used for?
  62. DDW and bailing out
  63. What the heck do I do with the traveller?
  64. Re-learning the basics. Need advice!
  65. Going ashore while on the hook
  66. upraded my 22' for a 30' and now afraid to leave the slip
  67. How we chose a school
  68. Easing the Mainsheet
  69. how much experience do I need
  70. Is the tension belt really needed?
  71. Rotten Luck - Stays & Dinghy Question
  72. Learning to sail w/o water....
  73. ASA Exams
  74. Starwind 13.5 assistance
  75. For the under 15ft. lake and pond folks. Walk of shame.
  76. more first boat advice
  77. First Boat Advice
  78. Dinghy v. Keelboat as first boat
  79. For new sailors, dreamers, and those looking for a cheap boat to sail the world
  80. My first tack - I capsized!! :)
  81. Topping lift
  82. Frustration unable to beat against steady wind & current Narr Bay
  83. Narragansett Bay boat launches?
  84. books on basic sailing..
  85. Outboard ... what am I doing wrong ???
  86. newbie from seattle want to learn sailing.
  87. Looking for an ASA or equivalent instructor in Rock Hall Maryland
  88. Choose dinghy to return to sailing
  89. asa school vs buying own 20-30ft and teach self?
  90. How does racing help you learn to be a better sailor?
  91. Flipped a sunfish twice today...what was I doing wrong.
  92. First time singlehanding, bad things happen, the sound of breaking fiberglass, etc
  93. I want to learn to sail in the Bay Area!
  94. Portland, Oregon - dreams of sailing
  95. Renting a Hobie Cat
  96. First True Single-hand
  97. New sailing j-22 to a Hobie wave
  98. Advice for my Tartan 31
  99. tunning my tartan 30
  100. Considering OCEAN sailing ??
  101. More what's this rigging questions
  102. Small boat single handed hoisting
  103. "It's a teachable moment"--(meaning instructor mistakes ;-)
  104. Boys first time out on Lightning
  105. 1st dinghy
  106. Spring lines and cleats
  107. Family learning and fun time
  108. Singlehanding- Flaking the Main
  109. Yet another what is this rigging question.
  110. Missing telltales...
  111. Windward Performance
  112. Dinghy Capsize
  113. learned long ago on a Sunfish... bought a vintage Sidewinder
  114. rhodes Commodore swiftsure
  115. From Dinghy Sailor to Cruising
  116. Zipper along length of sail
  117. Adjusting from Water to Land
  118. Sail trim with in mast furler
  119. Can I make this trip as a novice
  120. stays and shrouds too loose?
  121. Rigging question - What's this for?
  122. Extreme Weatherhelm
  123. ASA 101/103/104 in "the Islands"
  124. Roller Furling
  125. handling gusts
  126. Crew listing sites?
  127. Monohull What to do
  128. How to make my own sail?
  129. Simple Deck Layout
  130. Boat Parnerships in/around NYC
  131. Proud Son
  132. Too big for a sunfish?
  133. Free Sailing Lesson
  134. Furling Jib
  135. Intermediate sailing class or dinghy class?
  136. Best Sailing Instructors in SF Bay area.
  137. My Liveaboard Cruising experience with Offshore Sailing School
  138. J School
  139. Anchoring with changing tides and wind
  140. Bareboat Cruising course with Offshore Sailing School
  141. A simple gear question for a new sailor
  142. Race Crew- Will Train novices and develop intermediates CT-NY-NJ
  143. Where can I park her?
  144. Some ASA courses out of Charleston SC
  145. where to learn how to sail multihulls in Washington DC?
  146. Sailing in New England for newbie
  147. Starting ASA 101 Next Week
  148. Sailing On A Shoestring?
  149. US Sailing vs. ASA courses, vs. just get out there
  150. First time on the water today, I could use some advice!
  151. Hi from Atlanta
  152. Cal 3-30 owner needs help?
  153. On going costs of leaning to sail
  154. First Yacht Club Meeting Experience
  155. What if I get that call?
  156. Sailing in Malta!
  157. RYA Certificate paths
  158. Cabin boy
  159. Space Coast Florida, Private Instruction?
  160. Book recommendations?
  161. Easy First Boat Plans
  162. Great Experience at Bluewater Sailing School and a Happy New Year
  163. Florida Sailing School and Vacation 2013
  164. Two dumb anchoring questions
  165. Two birds with one boat: travel and learning in the Gulf
  166. Cape Dory or Tartan
  167. o'day daysailer III
  168. Reefing a headsail???
  169. Heavy winds?
  170. how high well does my boat point?
  171. Close quarter maneuvering in a swift current
  172. Course to steer at a given speed.
  173. Should I spend thousands on lessons, or....
  174. Sailing Simulators
  175. how to splice rope
  176. ASA 103/104 etc on our boat.
  177. Too much lee helm
  178. Sailing books
  179. Island Sailing Club
  180. First boat, no experiance, what to get?
  181. ASA sailing schools in Tampa/St. Petersburg
  182. A quiet October Idyll, Great South Bay
  183. Too Much, Too Soon?
  184. Building my own dingy
  185. Dinghy Heave to question?
  186. Is Dinghy sailing for me?
  187. Cal 21 or Santana 22 for first time sailor
  188. Sailing dinghy w/o headsail
  189. Don't need no lessons..just go..
  190. Sailing close hauled?
  191. Adult Dinghy Beginner
  192. Lightning Pilot in Ann Arbor or Lansing
  193. roller plotter or parallel rulers?
  194. Clubs in LA
  195. Single-handed sail on Lake Michigan
  196. Why not the GWB?
  197. Seattle Learning to Sail & Willing to Crew
  198. Docking with an outboard
  199. wind on the nose
  200. One Week Courses
  201. jibing correctly?
  202. Few Albacore questions
  203. Docking Troubles Causing Doubt
  204. Moving Up (Apprehensively)
  205. Sailing opportunities for Wounded Vets???
  206. Newbie here
  207. Power boater looking to learn to sail
  208. BOSS Sailing School - St Vincent & the Grenadines
  209. From Zero to Sixty...
  210. ASA105 & ASA107 Classes
  211. Sailing Schools - Boston
  212. We did it!
  213. Trouble tacking
  214. Luff in the luff of main sail
  215. Essential knots?
  216. how to use vang?
  217. PNW Instructor Recommendations?
  218. I want to learn how to sail and then eventually start to race...
  219. Watkins 27 Second First Boat
  220. What should i practice next?
  221. Best Dinghy for a Sailing School?
  222. Delaware River or Barnegat Bay?
  223. Close quarter maneuvering in a swift current
  224. Dinghy sailing - tacking
  225. learning to sail
  226. taking kids out in summer
  227. Reducing leeway
  228. Looking for a small boat to learn on
  229. Looking for a dinghy
  230. Examples of good sailing dinghys for shallow areas?
  231. Puget Sound vs Lake Washington
  232. American 14.6 questions
  233. Western MA sailing spots
  234. Can I Take It Into The Ocean?
  235. sailing schools
  236. Poor tacking on a Hobie
  237. Confusion: spinnaker, gennaker?
  238. New to sailing. Practicing today!
  239. Outhaul question re: a Catalina 22
  240. looking for instructor OPTIMIST Lago Maggiore Italy
  241. New sailors iso private instruction Pasadena, MD
  242. Switching from close reach to beam reach on 20 knot winds
  243. Ever hear of True Blue Sailing School?
  244. Sailing Schools in the Kemah/Clear Lake/Seabook/Houston Area
  245. Caught air on the foredeck
  246. Where in the world to learn in August?
  247. Jib trimmed but main luffing?
  248. flying the asymm
  249. Check Lists
  250. Roller reefing