The Naked Sailor

Some Videos

Last weekend, it was still too cold and also a bit too windy to go out sailing with the family. I played around with some other things, though!...

While There Is Wind

So, what do you do with your sailing blog when the whole world— I and our family included, obviously— is in the middle of a pandemic outbreak of a virus?...

Wind Polars

Sailboat polar diagrams usually tell us what the boatspeed will be, based on wind speed and angle. I thought it would be nice to flip it the other way: if...

That Heeling Feeling

One slightly frustrating part of sailing– at least with monohulls!– is when the boat is deeply tilted over to one side or the other. It looks cool in pictures (“oh...

Upgrade to Season 2.0

With our heads held high and our second season nigh*), here are some things we are thinking about getting to our dear sailboat before next summer. *) Needed something to...

First Draft of Season Two

Winter is a good time to plan for next summer. It is great fun to make big and daring plans, but the recipe for success, I believe, is to be...