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...]

Durban Image: A brisk wind blows these Palm trees in Durban Harbour

A Durban tagged image from Flickr - click on the name of the photographer below the image to see more Durban goodness. A brisk wind blows these Palm trees in Durban Harbour Image by Kleinz1 The Palm trees on this small peninsular bring a little nature to the working docks. Nearby many species of wild water birds can be seen. … [Read more...]

Youth Wind Band heads to Carnegie Hall

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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...]