Have you ever dragged anchor? Is this skill one you’d like to learn more about? Captain Chris Yacht Services can help you become more comfortable when it’s time to anchor your boat. Learn about which anchor is best for all types of sea bottom. Mastering the art of swinging on the hook will broaden your boating enjoyment. […]
Planning a trip is exciting and plotting your course is an essential part of the plan. First determine your final destination and then decide what part of the waterway you want to see to get there.
Captain Chris Yacht Services will review the basics of paper charts, rules of the road and entry level GPS navigation. Schedule a trip with us aboard your boat and you can be the ace navigator, using all these learned skills. […]
Chris and Alyse will share their many experiences with you. If you’d like to meet us in person and have a first hand opportunity to ask a question or two please join us at some of the many Boat Shows, Expos, Rendezvous and Festivals where we will be. We can also speak at your yacht club or cruising group meetings about anything and everything related to boating, and talk about what works in the real world…and sometimes what doesn’t. […]
This is more than your typical shopping list. Learn what you should bring along to prepare for months away from home base. Consider everything from food to first-aid and where you might store these items. You just might rethink they way you’ve always done it. […]
Don’t be a slave to your galley. Captain Alyse puts on her chef hat and shares what works in the galley of her 44 foot trawler, Sandy Hook. In addition to some realistic menus with delicious, easy-to-find ingredients, Alyse will offer many simple techniques that will put your mind at ease. […]
Captain Chris and Captain Alyse will take you from New Orleans, LA to Norfolk, VA, the Chesapeake Bay and beyond to the Great Lakes. Navigating your way through wonderful anchorages and historic coastal sites are made possible because of the Intracoastal Waterway or the ICW as it’s also known. Discovering new friendships – and each other- along the way is a bonus. […]