Your Pocket Sailing Instructor

Your Pocket Sailing Instructor

By Penny Caldwell

Hey sailor! My name is Penny and I have been a sailing coach with Sail Canada for over 25 years! I have helped thousands of sailors find their passion and love of all things sailing. I'm here to help you live your best sailing life. I provide gear reviews, sailing tips, habits to perfect and much more! So, sit back and enjoy some informative, entertaining, unique sailing content! See you on the water ;-) Don't miss an episode!


#47: Docking, the basics!

Alright, we have all been there! You're heading into the dock, speed is great, wind is great, crew are ready,... suddenly a boat starts leaving their slip right in front of you, your crew move aft to tell you only to drop the boat hook in the water, Read more


#46: Anchoring 2.0 Continued!

A few more notes about anchoring... show notes coming soon!


#45: How-to anchor like a boss!

There is something magical about spending a nice, quiet, night at anchor! When we were in Croatia, it was a blessing to be able to get away from all of the other tourists for some quiet R&R! Anchoring is a pretty simple thing once you master some basRead more


#44: Don't be a jerk - Boating Etiquette

This week I am talking all about being a good boating neighbour! How to be a safe, and non-jerky, boater! There are a few unwritten rules to keep in mind about boating and how others expect you to conduct yourself while on the water. At the marina beRead more


#43: Beating the Winter Blues - how I stay engaged in my sailing over the winter!

Alright winter sucks for us northern sailors! True, I am lucky that my boat is in the water, but it's cold! I haven't sailed in months and I'm going through withdrawal! So, I thought I would let you in on my "happy list". The list of things that I doRead more

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