Videos via YouTube

11 January 2020:  “Discover Sailing Day“.  This was open to the public with a booking arrangement and a limit on numbers.

29 December 2018 Champagne Sternchaser.  Boomaroo and Valentine chase Tiercel


12 January 2019 Cole Cup


2019 Lady Skippers Race.  (15 minutes)

Sundance in Tasmania (3 minutes)

2019 January; Commodore’s Cup (15 minutes) – The start and a few dramas.

Links to more extreme sailing videos.

Some video of Volvo Ocean Race (on YouTube).

And another 10 minutes of epic Volvo film.

A “Four Corners” segment (50 minutes) on the 1998 Sydney Hobart.

Building a Viking ship.   And launching it.

A fairly long (50 mins) documentary on Alex Thomson’s 2016 attempt on the Vendee Globe race (got 2nd after losing a foil).  (Wikipedia has interesting article on the history of Hugo Boss).

Racing on foils at 50 knots.

Will this be the future of sea travel?

Some classic yachts racing in France.


Some Training Videos.

Here are some links to beginner training videos on You-tube:

A beginners guide to sailing  UK – recommended (but typo “board reach” is “broad reach” and UK’s “kicker” is our “vang”)
Lecture (in USA)
The physics of sailing (USA)
Learn how to sail – a step by step guide.  (US – Josh Post Part 1)
Spinnakers on YouTube.  (US – Josh Post Part 2)
“Learn to sail in 20 minutes” (YouTube)

And for the more advanced, some videos on sail trimming.

Part 1 the basics   Trimming Part 1

Part 2 the Genoa

Trimming Part 2

Part 3 the mainsail Trimming Part 3


Part 4 the spinnakerTrimming Part 4



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