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  1. North Point Wind Meter

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Hello everyone! I'm sure many of you are familiar with SailFlow to monitor current winds and forecasts. I've been working with the new weather stations project team at WeatherFlow (They run iWindsurf, iKitesurf, SailFlow, WindAlert and FishWeather) to hopefully get a sensor installed at North...
  2. Placencia to Cartagena June thru September

    Planning on sailing a Beneteau 41 from Placencia , Belize to Cartagena in the summer months. Need to know predominant winds , recommended ports etc. The general route is Placencia , roatan , providencia, san andres , bocas del toro, san blas , cartagena. Ideas welcome :pirateraft:
  3. Marine Forecaster - Your Mobile Weather Station

    Apps & Authors
    Knowing about weather forecast is really important when you are travelling in yachts or if you are a part of the marine world. Whatever the experience and skills set it is important for ‘professionals’ to have up to date and reliable data about incoming weather conditions, sea state, wind state...
  4. Solar and Wind setups...?

    Gear & Maintenance
    Hello everybody, I am currently planning, trying to calculate and figure out what works best electricity wise, so I was wondering what everybody has on their boats: - What Pannels (how many Watts), Wind generator, etc? - Charge Controller (one or two or more?) - How big a battery bank? - And...
  5. Failure

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Now this is my 3rd failure in my attempt to pass my Powered Pleasure Craft Driving License, and it vexed me beyond measure that I failed at the berthing section yet again. I thought I had it, after a practice session the previous day with almost a 80% success rate, and I cursed my wretched luck...
  6. First Sail of the Year - 03/06/12

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    I just got in my first sail of the year. Most of you won't recognize me, and I wouldn't expect you to - I live in Missouri. My stomping grounds are basically a conservation lake nearby, and my boat, a little Dolphin Sr! Today, however... Today was beautiful. Nice wind, bright sunshine, nice...
  7. A Good change of Pace. Sailing in Maui, Hawaii North Shore

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    KiteBoard Maui 2012 - Sail on Vimeo KiteBoard Maui 2012 - Sail on Vimeo Kite Sailing on the North Shore of Maui, Hawaii :)
  8. cool iPhone app for sailors

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Hey fellow sailors! Been sailing for 10 years now, also have an interest in technology so I teamed up with a local San Francisco designer and built a Sailing-geared app that displays tide, wind and temp data. Please check it out, leave reviews, and feedback, curious to see how people like it /...
  9. IB Extended essay research

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    hey guys, could you please fill out this tiny questionnaire... i need the info for my 4000 word extended essay and this is my primary research... only a few simple questions... Questionnaire 1. What is your name? (Optional)  ________________________________________________ 2. How often do...
  10. IB Extended Essay on physics in sailing... help!!!

    SailNet FAQ
    Hey guys, i'm new over here. i am really interested in dinghy sailing and just completed my RYA level 2. this has inspired me to base my 4000 word extended essay on the physics behind sailing. The question that i'll be researching on is: ‘How does the angle of the sail on a sailboat from the...