Visit this sailing instruction directory to find sailing instructors throughout the United States. The photograph on this page shows students participating in a sailing lesson on a sailboat.
Sailing yachts are also referred to as sailboats and include day sailers, weekenders, cruisers, and racers. Learn more about sailing yachts and find links to manufacturers and builders.
There are many reasons why people choose sailboats over motorboats. Some like the idea of a boat that runs on wind and not gas and oil, while others like the technical aspect of sailing.
Sailing is a relaxing hobby for many and a way to leave the stresses of life behind. This peaceful photo was taken just after sunset and shows a 27 foot Erikson sailboat anchored in Newport Harbor in Newport Beach, California.
Satellite phones are mobile phones that communicate via orbiting satellites. Satellite communication is handy when sailing and in remote areas where other telecommunication services are unavailable.