And the award goes to....Bill and Laurel Cooper!!
We briefly mentioned this awesome couple in our newsletter this month, here's a little more history on them!
Medway River, Kent, UK--Bill, 83, and Laurel Cooper, 82, have spent the past 36 years sailing round the world; they have travelled four times across the globe, visited 45 countries and survived a...
Knots and Nautical Miles
By Brian Hagerty, posted with permission.
Knots and Nautical miles are good old navy terms. The nautical mile was based on the circumference of the earth at the equator. Since the earth is 360 degrees of longitude around, and degrees are broken into 60 so-called "minutes", that means there are 360 * 60 = 21,600 "minutes" of longitude...
BOATING SAFETY TIPS
Our members can be confident in knowing boat safety is the number one priority to us!! Be smart out there on the water!
1. Local knowledge required of the Inlet channel. Inlet conditions can change
rapidly. Follow the marked channel and even then be alert for shoaling.
2. Be especially alert for small boats anchored in or...