Choosing Good Crew

Choosing Good Crew By Captain Joan Gilmore   The time-honored “Request permission to board” is asked for a very good reason. Remember that you are the casting director for creating your own utopia. Be careful whom you bring onboard with you. You will be “locked in a small room” with them for the duration of[…]

Chartering Briefing

Originally published in SAILING Magazine   April 2015   Make the most of charter briefing 2015 April 1   By JOAN GILMORE   Paying attention, asking questions sets the stage for a smooth and successful charter Sailing    While you are in the cockpit you will be shown the sheets and halyards. Make sure you[…]