February 5, 2013

Win a Prize and Jump Start Your Sailing Plans!

This Contest Is Now Over

But you can still sign up for the email list, and we will be running a new (but different)  contest soon.

This is an opportunity to jump start your sailing life! You will automatically be entered in the drawing on February 15th, when you sign up for our bi-monthly e-newsletter and share this post on your Facebook wall.*


Here’s what you need to do:

Step 1: Sign Up for the One Simple Question E-Newsletter
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Step 2: Share this post on Facebook
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30 Minute Consultation:
Ben and Teresa are both licensed USCG captains and professional mariners who have been helping people plan voyages and start sailing through their consulting services. They can help you with planning a coastal sail, a small offshore passage, choosing a sail training program, professional sailing gigs, or selecting the best gear for living aboard. They have experience in coastal and offshore sailing, passage planning, sail training aboard tall ships,  and outdoor experiential education. Their sailing resumes includes experience with American Sailing Association, American Sail Training Association, US Sailing, and US Coast Guard licensing, living aboard, solo sailing, and more.

The Complete Sailing Manual
Publisher’s Description: The sailing guide for all sailors from the novice to the experienced skipper — everything you need to master the sport with over 750 images. From daysailing to handling a cruiser on the open sea, the DK Complete Sailing Manual gives you the confidence to master every aspect of seamanship, whatever your level of experience. Features excellent instruction and practical advice, the DK Complete Sailing Manual is both a basic training manual for beginners and a source of reference for the more experienced sailor. From handling ropes, tacking, and mooring, to boat maintenance, safety equipment, and sailing etiquette, it forms a comprehensive guide to practical seaman ship whether you are sailing a one-man daysailer or a multihulled yacht. Over 750 superb, full-color photographs and detailed artworks demonstrate the principles of sailing in step-by-step sequences. Including full instruction in navigational skills and meteorology, the DK Complete Sailing Manual provides all the technical skills you need to sail your own boat, safely and enjoyably.

*One name will be drawn at random on February 15th from those who sign up on our email list from the date of this post until the 15th. If you are already subscribed to the list, sorry, you won’t be able to sign up again. But if you get your friends to sign up, you could convince them to give you the prizes 😉


2 Comments Post a comment
  1. Nice idea for a compo! Have been following for a couple of years now and really looking for ways to save and raise money to get on my own boat as soon as! That book could be an encouraging and inspiring bit of background…

  2. Feb 6 2013

    Great prize, I just bought a boat and am now looking to sail it to my home port and to do a bit if a cruise along the way. Definitely could use your input :). But either way, ill figure it out. Man this is a great life!


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