Sailing Basics Video Series: How to Pick up a Mooring

30th, April 2019

Learn to Sail: Sailing Basics Video Series

Pick up a mooring

Picking up a mooring ball

How to Pick up a Mooring

Picking up a mooring ball is one of the most basic skills that you will use again and again on your sailing adventures! Knowing a few simple steps will really help you nail this skill, avoiding embarrassing situations and costly damage… Click the image above to learn the secrets of how to best pick up a mooring ball.

New to sailing? Or are you an experienced sailor looking to improve? We created this comprehensive basic sailing video series just for you! We know how difficult it is to find solid answers to your questions related to sailing fundamentals. As professional sailing instructors, we get it, and since we cover these topics regularly with our students, we knew we could help you too. We created these Learn How To Sail: Sailing Basics videos, to be your ultimate sailing 101 video series. In them, we cover sailing for beginners from anchoring, to steps for recovering a man overboard, all the way up to perfect sail trim! Here is the link to see all of our FREE video lessons:

Sailing Basics Video Series

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