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Petco Park

Petco Park

December 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

If you love boating and baseball, you are in luck because you can have both in one day! Skip the car ride to Petco Park and go there by boat! As you head over to San Diego Bay, you will pass the New Point Loma Lighthouse and the Naval Center. With transient slips available at […]

How Small a Wave Can Capsize My Boat?

How Small a Wave Can Capsize My Boat?

July 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

News events all too frequently point to the need for boat captains to understand more about capsizing. It is a technically precise area — the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard live by and cite data on righting moments and centers of buoyancy and gravity. Despite the formula-heavy nature of the field, recreational boaters […]

Knots to Know

Knots to Know

July 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. The Ashley Book of Knots lists some 3900 knots. But you can get along just fine with 10. Knots are used to contain and fasten things on a vessel, such as a boat tied to a dock, an anchor secured to an anchor line, and control lines such as halyards and sheets on a […]

Docking and Dining Done Right

Docking and Dining Done Right

July 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s so much fun to bring your boat alongside a restaurant and stroll in for a meal. Yet we hear some boaters are unsure about the dos and don’ts when it comes to waterside eateries, so here are some tips to avoid dockside difficulties and dining delays: Do: Study navigational charts for the best route. […]

Healing Waters: Battling Cancer Aboard

Healing Waters: Battling Cancer Aboard

July 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Is there any greater celebration of life than being out on the water, feeling the sun, smelling the freshness, seeing a beautiful vista, and escaping land in the company of friends and family? On the other hand, is there any greater threat to life than cancer? The questions above lead to a third: may […]