EditorialsBy Matt Bud, Chairman, The FENG

Getting from here to there

From our daily member newsletter on November 27, 2018

Sailing can be a very simple or a very complicated activity. It depends on how you want to approach it. To get from here to there can be planned on a very simple basis or a very complicated basis. For example, if you are sailing across Long Island Sound from North to South to a particular destination, it doesn’t hurt from a planning stand point to consider the fact that the dominant wind in our part of the world is southwest. In addition, the tidal current which you also should consider runs East and West, so you have to know the state of the tide. At its full force, it can be pushing you in one direction or another at [ Read more… ]