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Seamanship

When Anchoring Goes Wrong

By Eric Sanford | Posted December 2013

Finding a secluded cove and dropping the hook is hard to beat—and a key part of the experience for many boaters. Seasoned cruiser Eric Sanford had a great long weekend cruising...

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How To Dock Shorthanded

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted November 2012

A few generalized tips on docking your boat safely, whether you’re short-handed or single-handed.

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How To Run an Inlet

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted November 2012

Power is the biggie when running an inlet—precisely controlled power. The trick is to precisely fit speed and steering to the constantly changing conditions once inside the...

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How To Avoid A Hurricane

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted November 2012

If caught in unavoidably bad weather, get creative.

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How NOT To Leave The Dock

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted November 2012

Before departing any dock any time there are a few things you ought to get into the habit of doing...

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