Boat life!  Life aboard 'Gwen A Du', a 1960's sailboat belonging to Sydney stylist Sophie The and her partner Niki Baillie-Jackson.  Photos - Sean Fennessy for thedesignfiles.net

Boat life! Life aboard 'Gwen A Du', a 1960's sailboat belonging to Sydney stylist Sophie The and her partner Niki Baillie-Jackson. Photos - Sean Fennessy for thedesignfiles.net

Points of sail. Haven't seen this diagram since my basic keelboat class at Offshore Sailing School.

Points of sail. Haven't seen this diagram since my basic keelboat class at Offshore Sailing School.

One of the best parts of learning to sail is learning the sailing vocabulary; it really is like learning a new language.

One of the best parts of learning to sail is learning the sailing vocabulary; it really is like learning a new language.

So use to traditional white, it seems so odd to see a sail of a different color.  Rebellious, I like it !!!

So use to traditional white, it seems so odd to see a sail of a different color. Rebellious, I like it !!!

I love this as I love sailing. Though I don't get much of an opportunity to do so nowadays. I find there is something very clean and cleansing about sailing on a day like the one in the picture. Just setting the sails, watching them in the wind and on the horizon, feeling the wind in your face on deck. I love racing too, and all the ropes and charts that go along with sailing off-shore. I do, however, get seasick sometimes below deck in rough weather and prefer to stay topside in choppy…

I love this as I love sailing. Though I don't get much of an opportunity to do so nowadays. I find there is something very clean and cleansing about sailing on a day like the one in the picture. Just setting the sails, watching them in the wind and on the horizon, feeling the wind in your face on deck. I love racing too, and all the ropes and charts that go along with sailing off-shore. I do, however, get seasick sometimes below deck in rough weather and prefer to stay topside in choppy…

Beginners Guide to Sailing #infographic #Sailing #Travel

Beginners Guide to Sailing #infographic

A yacht sailing - in black and white - via www.murraymitchell.com

A yacht sailing - in black and white - via www.murraymitchell.com

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