Coastal Skipper

I did the Coastal Skipper course ¬†as night classes back before Seth was born, so that must be about 13 years ago now. I had a great teacher, and I was the only girl in the class. I sat right up the front and answered all the questions first. I don’t think my classmates liked…

Measuring Distance Off a Landmark

I remember going to my Coastal Navigation course about 10 years ago, and sitting right at the front of the class like a swotty nerd that I was. The teacher said that today we were going to be learning how to measure the distance off a landmark and that it was just a case of…

Sailing Qualifications

I love learning new things, especially about sailing and boating. Whilst there is no legal requirement in New Zealand for sailors to have a licence or official qualification, the rest of the world does. So I figure that while I am shore based I should learn as much as I can and get as many…