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Getting Started - Dinghy Sailing - with RYA's Graham Manchester - Sport Development

Boatshop24 - Learn to Sail : Sailing basics with Alex - Episode 2/6

Right, it is time for the second video in the series. This time out we see Team GB sailor Alex Mills Barton take his boat out onto the water for the first time.

He takes the guys from Mailspeed Marine and BoatShop24 through some basic sailing techniques, jibes and tacks and also some straight-line sailing.

On top of the sailing tips, the guys also chat to Alex about his weekly routine, his diet, and how he has to adapt when training.
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How to tack (turning around) a two person sailing boat - Tacking is the technical name for turning

This video will show you how to tack a sailing boat. tacking is the term used to describe the process of how turn the boat across the wind. A series of tacks is called Beating and this allows you to sail to a destination upwind. We show you the steps one by one in a clear and concise manner. Tacking is one of the main maneouvres to learn to sail the boat. The other is called gybing and the subject of another video on this channel. Watch both and learn the steps of how to turn the boat around in any direction

How to deal with a capsized small sailboat - sailing dinghy

What to do when your small boat capsizes. Capsizing is a common occurrence to any dinghy sailor. You must be familiar with the technique to pull the boat back up again. This video will take you through what to do to correct a capsized dinghy sailaboat. We show you where to go, what to do, and what happens when the boat is back upright.
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Small Boat Sailing - Get Afloat with the RYA - Dinghy Cruising with the Shannon Family

We join David and Mary Shannon, and their children, Rory aged 9 and Molly aged 6, as they go camping on Roadford Lake.

David and Mary tell us why they enjoy camping, sailing, kayaking and cycling as a family to explore the local environment.

It's just about getting outdoors, spending time with your family and sometimes helming your own boat.

When we come sailing, we bring our picnic, pay our launching fee and we've got an exciting day out without spending any more money.

Exploring and voyaging in open boats - Dinghy Cruising Adventures - Holiday UK and abroad

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For sailors and families who use boats for more than just racing

Full stage talk with Dinghy Cruising Association's Roger Barnes filmed at the 2015 RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show


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Fast Europe dinghy sailing and crashing

The summer of 2015 brought some fast reaching including the occasional broach, crashgybe and nosedive.

An amusing sailing dinghy capsize.

An ISO dinghy crew get caught out between races at the Polaris Regatta at the Holy Loch Sailing Club, Sandbank, Argyll. Saturday 10th September 2016.

Catamaran Challenge - Musto Skiff Champion vs British Sailing Team - Outlaw Sailing S1 & S9


2015 International 420 Class Australian Championships.

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The 420 National championships held at Fremantle Sailing Club will be remembered by all involved as it had incredible sailing conditions and a great vibe. The Weather was fantastic and the regatta was run professionally. Thanks to all involved!
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How to Sail - Single Handed First Sail: Part 1 of 7: Introduction

This video introduces you to what you may like to aim at on your first sail. The video shows you how to start and stop, the principles of turning around, what the wind means and how to identify where it is blowing from. This is sailing at its most basic form. On the channel are many more specific videos about other aspects of sailing.

How to sail - Points of Sail - Part 1 of 5: Introduction

Points of Sail - Part 1 of 5: Introduction. This video introduces the concept of the points of sail. The trick here is to understand where the wind is blowing from. This is a BIG thing to understand. Once you can identify this you can identify what point of sail you need to be on for a given course. Watch the subsequent videos in this sequence to understand each point of sail
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Scary Windy Racing in RS200 Sailing Dinghy

Sailing an RS200 Dinghy, action caught on a GoPro 960 mounted on a boom extension.

A horrifically windy charity pursuit race in aid of the RNLI. RS200 dinghy racing at Hayling Island Sailing Club (HISC) in 25-35 knots.

Your first sail - what to do on your first day afloat in light winds and fair weather

This video shows you what to aim for on your first sailing trip. Be sure to do this when the weather is fair and do NOT try this on a windy day. Your first day should see winds of around 15kmh or 10mph. We will show you how to start and stop and how to turn around. Being able to control what you do is key. Use this video along with the other videos on our channel to help guide you through the steps of how to sail

Laser sailing big air and waves

Laser training before the worlds England
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Dinghy Cruising on Loch Awe, Sailing in a Heron Dinghy with Mirror dinghy sails and wild Camping

Cruising around the Islands of Loch Awe in my Heron Dinghy. Wild camping on the Islands and fishing for trout and pike. Such a fabulous Loch, one the best in Scotland, a great place to escape the rat race and have time to yourself. Any help or advice freely given if you are thinking of a trip yourself. Just email me - thanks for looking.

HIGH WIND CONTENDER SKIFF SAILING - GER 2355 DAVID SCHAFFT - Selent

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Scenes from 2012 and 2013. Scenes from Kertemidne are only out of the car and the scene in the fog. Sailing is only on Lake Selent.
Just the scene at 3:50 ist sped up.

If you are interested in Contender sailing, get sure you check out the GCA:


For information about the sailingclub and the lake, see the website of the SVSS (SEGELVEREIN SELENTER SEE):


Check out Jungle Fiction, who allowed me to use their song Empire for this video.



Thanks much for Stefan Schafft for filming and the club for the rib. Click here for his latest photos and newest Contender and regatta pictures, which you can use for free:

The Many Reasons to sail an Optimist

An epic Optimist sailing compilation, in which the main fun elements of sailing an Optimist are displayed. Enjoy!

Special thanks for the footage I used, and be sure to check out their channel too!
Erik K.B. Dahl
O.W. Timms
Lior Lavie
Shane Riera
Roderick Bowerman
HKG 1159
Marcus Kirketerp
Fraglia della Vela Riva

Tips for getting started in Moth Sailing with Mike Lennon from Lennon Sails

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Filmed at the 2015 RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show

How to sail - What to Wear for Dinghy Sailing

An informative video on what to wear when participating in dinghy sailing.

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