Nautical Trivia by “Fonz” – Beaufort Wind Scale – Featured Durban Blog

Nautical Trivia by “Fonz” – Beaufort Wind Scale: Quaffters Version: Force 0: Sails hanging limp. Tiller tends itself. Force 1: Beginning pressure on sails. If sheet is eased out, the tiller still tends itself. Force 2: Sails flapping in the breeze, and boat drifting to leeward. Sheets must be tightened and one hand put on the tiller. As the wind fills the sails, […] 2018/2019 Membership Fees: Dear Members, It’s that time of the year when we need to evaluate membership fees with our year end imminent at the end of May. After … [Read more...]

Beaufort Wind Scale – Featured Durban Blog

Nautical Trivia by Fonz: Beaufort Wind Scale   Quaffters Version: Force 0: Sails hanging limp. Tiller tends itself. Force 1: Beginning pressure on sails. If sheet is eased out, the tiller still tends itself. Force 2: Sails flapping in the breeze, and boat drifting to leeward. Sheets must be tightened and one hand put on the tiller. As the […] Full article here: - Gayle Fill in the form below to have your blog featured on MyDurban - we will post a snippet and title link to your new blog posts. Submit and get free press … [Read more...]