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Mixed-gender Youth Sailing

Posted on 24. Aug, 2014 by .

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With many in Canada looking for ways to stay active and keep cool during the surprisingly hot summer, sailing fills that roll for many. Sailing schools across the country run programs for children as young as 6, all the way up to teenagers on the race team, many who look forward to taking part on […]

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The Physics of Sailing: CE and CLR

Posted on 18. Sep, 2013 by .

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As a certified sailing instructor I spend my summer teaching children, and adults, how to sail. As with any highly complex activity there are many concepts one has to understand in order to make a sail boat move. These concepts, at the most fundamental level, are things like understanding where the wind is coming from, […]

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Why Teaching Sailing is Bad Business

Posted on 12. Sep, 2012 by .

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Over the past two summers I have taught Sailing at Nepean Sailing Club. First in White Sail, then in Bronze. The following is an account of why I don’t think teaching sailing is a good summer job (unless of course you are going into education and are really just looking for something to put ion […]

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