Videos of my first time pulling out of and back into my slip solo. Emphasizing singlehanded boat and line handling techniques.
How to Heave a Line
Use this simple technique to throw a line accurately short to moderate distances. This technique has proved adequate during my sailing career aboard recreational vessels. Oftentimes students I teach this technique to make their next throw past the person they’re aiming for, over the dock, over the water behind the dock and into the parking […]
How to Lasso a Cleat (or Piling) while Docking
Practice lassoing a cleat from a distance and you’ll be able to save a docking attempt without even taking a step, let alone a flying leap!