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  1. Mast step...?
  2. stabilizing the boat?
  3. ASA instructor certification?
  4. Cold weather concerns
  5. locking keel in place mandatory? Siren 17
  6. Understanding wave information
  7. Why use a topping lift
  8. Near disasterous first sail
  9. How a distress flare helps in locating the boat in distress
  10. Jib vs Genoa vs Spinnaker
  11. Is the halyard the only support for the boom
  12. Why port tack gives way to starboard tack
  13. test please ignore
  14. Sailing a Cutter
  15. Fish club, or sex toy?
  16. Learning to dock shorthanded
  17. JY15 in heavy wind, how much is too much?
  18. Front or back grommet to attach main halyard?
  19. More beginning sailing technique questions
  20. Are Two sails better than One?
  21. Question about boats with two rolling furlers.
  22. Understanding the Polar Diagram
  23. Moving on up! LOL!
  24. learning to drive a sail boat
  25. Running Speed vs Close-Hauled Speed
  26. Learn to sail this winter: Where to go?
  27. Another n00b question: strategies for handling chop
  28. anyone in lehigh valley area?
  29. Minimum wind for a Flying Scot?
  30. Very n00b questions from a prospective sailor.
  31. Basic cat sailing question
  32. getting experience
  33. Noob question: sailing upwind
  34. Any Advice On Yachting Courses?
  35. What's in a word
  36. Passed my first boat (sort of)
  37. Teaching sailing
  38. Sailing video
  39. Ever heard of sailawaycatamarans.com
  40. Attach Rope to Becket?
  41. Stepping the mast on an old FJ
  42. Can anyone tell me what this piece is used for?
  43. DDW and bailing out
  44. What the heck do I do with the traveller?
  45. Re-learning the basics. Need advice!
  46. Going ashore while on the hook
  47. upraded my 22' for a 30' and now afraid to leave the slip
  48. How we chose a school
  49. Easing the Mainsheet
  50. how much experience do I need
  51. Is the tension belt really needed?
  52. Rotten Luck - Stays & Dinghy Question
  53. Learning to sail w/o water....
  54. ASA Exams
  55. Starwind 13.5 assistance
  56. For the under 15ft. lake and pond folks. Walk of shame.
  57. more first boat advice
  58. First Boat Advice
  59. Dinghy v. Keelboat as first boat
  60. For new sailors, dreamers, and those looking for a cheap boat to sail the world
  61. My first tack - I capsized!! :)
  62. Topping lift
  63. Frustration unable to beat against steady wind & current Narr Bay
  64. Narragansett Bay boat launches?
  65. books on basic sailing..
  66. Outboard ... what am I doing wrong ???
  67. newbie from seattle want to learn sailing.
  68. Looking for an ASA or equivalent instructor in Rock Hall Maryland
  69. Choose dinghy to return to sailing
  70. asa school vs buying own 20-30ft and teach self?
  71. How does racing help you learn to be a better sailor?
  72. Flipped a sunfish twice today...what was I doing wrong.
  73. First time singlehanding, bad things happen, the sound of breaking fiberglass, etc
  74. I want to learn to sail in the Bay Area!
  75. Portland, Oregon - dreams of sailing
  76. Renting a Hobie Cat
  77. First True Single-hand
  78. New sailing j-22 to a Hobie wave
  79. Advice for my Tartan 31
  80. tunning my tartan 30
  81. Considering OCEAN sailing ??
  82. More what's this rigging questions
  83. Small boat single handed hoisting
  84. "It's a teachable moment"--(meaning instructor mistakes ;-)
  85. Boys first time out on Lightning
  86. 1st dinghy
  87. Spring lines and cleats
  88. Family learning and fun time
  89. Singlehanding- Flaking the Main
  90. Yet another what is this rigging question.
  91. Missing telltales...
  92. Windward Performance
  93. Dinghy Capsize
  94. learned long ago on a Sunfish... bought a vintage Sidewinder
  95. rhodes Commodore swiftsure
  96. From Dinghy Sailor to Cruising
  97. Zipper along length of sail
  98. Adjusting from Water to Land
  99. Sail trim with in mast furler
  100. Can I make this trip as a novice
  101. stays and shrouds too loose?
  102. Rigging question - What's this for?
  103. Extreme Weatherhelm
  104. ASA 101/103/104 in "the Islands"
  105. Roller Furling
  106. handling gusts
  107. Crew listing sites?
  108. Monohull What to do
  109. How to make my own sail?
  110. Simple Deck Layout
  111. Boat Parnerships in/around NYC
  112. Proud Son
  113. Too big for a sunfish?
  114. Free Sailing Lesson
  115. Furling Jib
  116. Intermediate sailing class or dinghy class?
  117. Best Sailing Instructors in SF Bay area.
  118. My Liveaboard Cruising experience with Offshore Sailing School
  119. J School
  120. Anchoring with changing tides and wind
  121. Bareboat Cruising course with Offshore Sailing School
  122. A simple gear question for a new sailor
  123. Race Crew- Will Train novices and develop intermediates CT-NY-NJ
  124. Where can I park her?
  125. Some ASA courses out of Charleston SC
  126. where to learn how to sail multihulls in Washington DC?
  127. Sailing in New England for newbie
  128. Starting ASA 101 Next Week
  129. Sailing On A Shoestring?
  130. US Sailing vs. ASA courses, vs. just get out there
  131. First time on the water today, I could use some advice!
  132. Hi from Atlanta
  133. Cal 3-30 owner needs help?
  134. On going costs of leaning to sail
  135. First Yacht Club Meeting Experience
  136. What if I get that call?
  137. Sailing in Malta!
  138. RYA Certificate paths
  139. Cabin boy
  140. Space Coast Florida, Private Instruction?
  141. Book recommendations?
  142. Easy First Boat Plans
  143. Great Experience at Bluewater Sailing School and a Happy New Year
  144. Florida Sailing School and Vacation 2013
  145. Two dumb anchoring questions
  146. Two birds with one boat: travel and learning in the Gulf
  147. Cape Dory or Tartan
  148. o'day daysailer III
  149. Reefing a headsail???
  150. Heavy winds?
  151. how high well does my boat point?
  152. Close quarter maneuvering in a swift current
  153. Course to steer at a given speed.
  154. Should I spend thousands on lessons, or....
  155. Sailing Simulators
  156. how to splice rope
  157. ASA 103/104 etc on our boat.
  158. Too much lee helm
  159. Sailing books
  160. Island Sailing Club
  161. First boat, no experiance, what to get?
  162. ASA sailing schools in Tampa/St. Petersburg
  163. A quiet October Idyll, Great South Bay
  164. Too Much, Too Soon?
  165. Building my own dingy
  166. Dinghy Heave to question?
  167. Is Dinghy sailing for me?
  168. Cal 21 or Santana 22 for first time sailor
  169. Sailing dinghy w/o headsail
  170. Don't need no lessons..just go..
  171. Sailing close hauled?
  172. Adult Dinghy Beginner
  173. Lightning Pilot in Ann Arbor or Lansing
  174. roller plotter or parallel rulers?
  175. Clubs in LA
  176. Single-handed sail on Lake Michigan
  177. Why not the GWB?
  178. Seattle Learning to Sail & Willing to Crew
  179. Docking with an outboard
  180. wind on the nose
  181. One Week Courses
  182. jibing correctly?
  183. Few Albacore questions
  184. Docking Troubles Causing Doubt
  185. Moving Up (Apprehensively)
  186. Sailing opportunities for Wounded Vets???
  187. Newbie here
  188. Power boater looking to learn to sail
  189. BOSS Sailing School - St Vincent & the Grenadines
  190. From Zero to Sixty...
  191. ASA105 & ASA107 Classes
  192. Sailing Schools - Boston
  193. We did it!
  194. Trouble tacking
  195. Luff in the luff of main sail
  196. Essential knots?
  197. how to use vang?
  198. PNW Instructor Recommendations?
  199. I want to learn how to sail and then eventually start to race...
  200. Watkins 27 Second First Boat
  201. What should i practice next?
  202. Best Dinghy for a Sailing School?
  203. Delaware River or Barnegat Bay?
  204. Close quarter maneuvering in a swift current
  205. Dinghy sailing - tacking
  206. learning to sail
  207. taking kids out in summer
  208. Reducing leeway
  209. Looking for a small boat to learn on
  210. Looking for a dinghy
  211. Examples of good sailing dinghys for shallow areas?
  212. Puget Sound vs Lake Washington
  213. American 14.6 questions
  214. Western MA sailing spots
  215. Can I Take It Into The Ocean?
  216. sailing schools
  217. Poor tacking on a Hobie
  218. Confusion: spinnaker, gennaker?
  219. New to sailing. Practicing today!
  220. Outhaul question re: a Catalina 22
  221. looking for instructor OPTIMIST Lago Maggiore Italy
  222. New sailors iso private instruction Pasadena, MD
  223. Switching from close reach to beam reach on 20 knot winds
  224. Ever hear of True Blue Sailing School?
  225. Sailing Schools in the Kemah/Clear Lake/Seabook/Houston Area
  226. Caught air on the foredeck
  227. Where in the world to learn in August?
  228. Jib trimmed but main luffing?
  229. flying the asymm
  230. Check Lists
  231. Roller reefing
  232. Sailboat terminology
  233. What is this?
  234. I've never sailed in my life... talk me into it.
  235. Hobiecat Catamaran
  236. Sirocco 15 daysailer a good first "real" boat?
  237. Sailing Associations - Ex Hylas
  238. western port bay round French island
  239. Delaware/Chesapeake Bay sailing
  240. Looking for a "coach" dry sailing from Brickyard Cove in SF Bay
  241. optimum heeling angle
  242. ASA Certifications
  243. Learning to Sail near Tampa
  244. Got my ASA-103 with East Carolina Sailing
  245. Boat Sim
  246. Tacking in heavy winds
  247. question about dinghy sailing
  248. ASA101 lesson - Negril, Jamaica
  249. Dropping the Main Running Down Wind
  250. Learning in Baltimore vs Annapolis