Saturday, March 29, 2014

Frost Bite season ends

Another season on winter sailing is over and done.

I have been racing in the winter with the Vancouver Rowing Club frost bite series, the Polar Bear.  Check it out here:

Here is a video from the Boston Sailing Center about why people sail in the winter.

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Having local dolphins rocks!

This week there have been sitings of large pods of white sided Dolphins in Howe Sound and Vancouver Harbour.  We no longer live in a waterway devoid of marine life!


Last spring I had the privlidge of sailing with a pod of Dolls Porpuses off Point Grey.


Saturday, March 15, 2014

Sailing is spectacular

Sailing rocks because it can be spectacular.  In this example, the sport is very much a spectical

Alex Thompson, the skipper of the The Hugo Boss Open 60 has put on an an amazing stunt.

This stunt was immidiatly spoofed:

Incidentally, this is Hugo Boss's attempt to better their previous stunt:

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Sailing is a lifetime sport

Sailing rocks because it is a lifetime sport.

There are continually new things to learn.

Here is a link to a series of videos from Sail Magazine showing 5 esscential sailing skills.  How many of them have you mastered?