Understanding Sails and their Parts

Understanding Sails and their Parts

It’s safe to say a sailboat is only as good as its sails when you consider that capturing the wind’s energy is the premise behind what sailors do to propel their boats in a forward direction. A good captain will trim those said sails to be as efficient as possible and...

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Sailing Terms Everyone Should Know

Sailing Terms Everyone Should Know

Knowing the right sailing terms to use on board a boat is not JUST a way of sounding super cool and impressing your friends. (Though it works for that, too.) It’s actually very useful, and sometimes crucial in communicating while you’re sailing. Some of the vocabulary...

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Understanding Points of Sail

Understanding Points of Sail

The direction of the wind dictates the direction a sailboat can sail. Understanding the points of sail is vital to understanding how sailors orient themselves relative to the wind. The Points of Sail describe the range of courses a sailboat can and cannot travel. Read...

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Today is Giving Tuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday

It's also the first day of our annual December Basic Training Camp, hosted by St. Petersburg Yacht Club Please consider Warrior Sailing on this international day of giving. Check out some of the following ways to support the program and our mission of healing and...

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