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  1. Guns and storm in the Netherlands

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi I am Peter Bosman writer and filmer. I am making a cruising guide of the Netherlands. And while doing that (in my old Westerly Centaur) I also make video's for fun. Her is one I made during a storm. I found an escape harbour but the army had gun practices there! Find it on youtube: Sailing...
  2. Stuck on a sailboat in a monster storm with 80-foot waves and 90-knot winds

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    So I was at the bookstore today and came across this book. A Storm Too Soon: A True Story of Disaster, Survival and an Incredible Rescue: Michael J. Tougias: 9781451683332: [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@51PQvAcD3qL It was a story of...
  3. deck-saloon yachts safe in storm?

    Boat Review and Purchase Forum
    The weight of a large wave crashing down on deck is worrisome. My old-salt friends prefer boats with small portholes due to their greater strength. I would love a deck saloon yacht for its extra room and bright interior but am worried that a wave could rip off the deck saloon or smash through...
  4. Storm Photos

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    The storm image posted by obelisk in the Pictures: Those Perfect moments thread got me to thinking there must be a lot of great storm photos in the SailNet community. It would be great to have a thread that pulls them together. - - Here are a few of mine. These are probably pretty tame...