Sailing For Absolute Beginners (Sailing Virgins) Ep.15

Sailing For Absolute Beginners – A Tour of a Boat

If you want to get into sailing but don’t know where to start, this episode is for you. Here, Jack and James take you through the basic terms on a boat.

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The sailing terms covered by this episode include:
Bow
Anchor locker
Anchor windlass
Anchor snubber
Bow roller
Cleat
Pulpit
Foresail
Jib
Forestay
Furling Drum
Furler
Head
Tack
Clew
Luff
Leach
Foot
Jib Sheets
Deck
Life Raft
Hatch
Jack Stays
Jib Car
Guard Rails
Stanchion
Rig
Shrouds
Spreaders
Mast
Vang
Boom
Gooseneck
Block
Main Sail
Sail Bag
Lazy Jacks
Topping Lift
Cockpit
Lazarette
Bimini
Dodger (aka sprayhood)
Boathook
Companionway
Winch
Piano
Clutches (aka Jammers)
Cam Cleat
Main Halyard
Reef Lines
Outhaul
Mainsheet
Wheel
Traveler
Backstay
Throttle
Stern
Transom
Fenders
Horseshoe
Yeti
Hull
Keel
Rudder
Propeller
Dinghy

We then go for a tour of the lost city of Plymouth on the volcanic island of Montserrat.

Video cred:
Céline Freixe

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Music cred:
Sydji – Oui
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