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Basic Sailing Knots

In this video, former Sea Shells Vice Commodore Bryan Murphy teaches a few basic sailing knots: the bowline and the figure-eight.

How to Rig a US Sabot

In this video, we learn how to rig a US Sabot. Keep in mind that some Sabots have slightly different rigging. In particular, the outhauls on many sabots are led back to the thwart, whereas in this video the outhaul terminates on the boom.

How to Tack a Sabot

We now know that a sailboat cannot sail directly upwind. But we know that a sailboat can work its way upwind by tacking. In this video, we learn how to efficiently tack a Sabot.