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May 3, 2015 How to, Rescue, Sailing, Uncategorized

Sailing nomenclature

It’s not necessary to know the jargon of sailing to enjoy the cruise, but it comes in handy in a pinch. During a three-hour introduction sailing lesson, you can learn enough terms to be literate on the water. Why bother? Because if there’s an emergency and you have to radio the US Coast Guard, you don’t want to be reduced to reporting, “The thingamajig fell on the whatchamacallit and broke it. What should I do now?”

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