Do You Need A License To Sail Around The World?

Circumnavigating the globe on a sailboat or yacht is an enormous undertaking, and making sure that you will be welcomed in all the ports on your planned route will require some detailed planning. The documentation required may vary from country to country, but great sailing guides are published in book form and online to help … Read more

Why do barnacles grow on sailboats?

I’m just coming back from playing on the lake with my family and friends.   I saw grime and sludge on many of the boats sitting at the dock. This made me curious. Why do barnacles grow on sailboats? Barnacles are a marine growth just like shellfish that grow on sailboats by secreting a glue-like substance that attaches … Read more