Classic Sailing instructional leaflets

Classic Sail instructional leaflets

Classic Sailing has published a set of interesting online leaflets that explains some important tall-ship techniques that are perhaps rather opaque to the rest of us.

The topics include pilotage, climbing rigging, heaving-to, running a charter business and the Beaufort scale.

Pilotage is perhaps familiar, but would you know how to heave to in a square rigged ship?  It may not be quite what you think…

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