FIND ADVENTURE WITH SAILING VACATIONS  
If you're looking for an adventurous and safe way to enjoy yourself, consider sailing vacations. With a variety of locations and packages, sailing vacations call to the explorer in everyone.

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SAILING IS NOT A COMPLICATED SPORT
It seems obvious how a sailboat sails downwind: It is pushed along by the wind in its sails. Less obvious is how it can sail upwind or how some sailboats can sail faster than the wind.

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Sailing Hints & Tips  

I spend almost all my summers sailing around the Greek islands. With this small article I would like to share some sailing hints with you that will help you enjoy the most out of your sailing holidays.

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About Sailing

  • Sailing is not a complicated sport  
  • The Bottom Line On Yacht   
  • Sailing: Multihulls-Catamarans and Trimarans   
  • Sailing Multihulls Part 2: The Disadvantages  
  • Sailing Tactics Revealed: Person Overboard!  
  • Sailing is not a complicated sport  

    It seems obvious how a sailboat sails downwind: It is pushed along by the wind in its sails. Less obvious is how it can sail upwind or how some sailboats can sail faster than the wind.

    Sir Isaac Newton formulated three basic laws that pertain to the motions and accelerations of all objects.

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    The Bottom Line On Yacht   

    Whether you are considering your first yacht charter vacation or simply looking to live the experience again there is a lot of vital information you need before planning and embarking on your voyage. Firstly, you need to consider the type of yacht charter that is suitable for you. There are crewed or unscrewed yacht charters, bareboat or even a motorised yacht. Each have their advantages and personal preference will dictate the chosen charter for you.

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    Sailing: Multihulls-Catamarans and Trimarans   

    History -The catamaran is one of the oldest types of craft known. The word Catamaran has its origin in Malayan language -- Catu (to tie) and Maran ( log). Early Polynesians would lash two large canoes together and sail a whole village's worth people from one village to another, which usually meant sailing from one island to another. These people considered the stability of a two hulled vessel to be safer than that of just one hull.

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    Sailing Multihulls Part 2: The Disadvantages  

    Disadvantages-- In serious wind and seas, a monohull sailor can, if absolutely exhausted and no longer able to steer, strike all sail, lock all hatches, and go below to wait it out and hope for the best. A well-found boat will most likely allow this. The boat will roll around like a cork, and even if it rolls 360 degrees it should be ok, as long as the mast doesn't break off and put a hole in the boat.

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