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Nautical Glossary - A very comprehensive explanation of nautical terms you may encounter while reading. This section is the work of a lot of sources and could be the most comprehensive collection of nautical words and phrases on the Internet. (A-D, E-K, L-R, S-Z)

  Sailboat Racing Basics (PPT) - John Alonso's PowerPoint presentation provided to the Jan 2010 SHBC meeting. If you do not have Microsoft Powerpoint, you can download this viewer direct from Microsoft. Hint: Use the left and right mouse buttons to control the presentation.

Long-term Anchor System This is Gerry's version of an anchor system that will hold and not foul. Try it out and let us know how it works. If you make variations in the design, please let us know what the changes were and if they improved the system.

Weather for Sailors This PDF was created and presented at the S.H.B.C. monthly meeting by Dan Chesnut. It contains a basic summary of how to read cloud formations and anticipate wind directions. The information is useful whether your are a cruiser or racing sailor. Please feel free to download and study, but only for personal use. This is a copyright document.