Category Archives: Uncategorized

FROM THE FOERPEAK: Person Overboard Drills–Part Three of Three

This is Captain Paul Foer “From the Foerpeak” with Part Three of my three-part series on Conducting Person Overboard Drills or Person in Water (PIW). In parts one and two we discussed the importance of drills and practicing for rescuing a person in the water. We covered locating, procedures, and approaching the victim. Now we […]

From the Foerfront: A Truly Ridiculous Sailing Mis-Adventure

This is Captain Paul Foer From The Foerfront with another article about boating safety and seamanship. The below is the unedited letter I recently had published in the November, 2017 Spinsheet, The Chesapeake’s monthly sailing journal. I hope you find it to be of interest and that you will consider the lessons to be learned so we can all […]

If you want to crew on a boat delivery—SELL YOURSELF–and not your nautical experience!!!

If you want to crew on a boat delivery—SELL YOURSELF–and not your nautical experience!!! So you want to crew on a boat delivery—that’s great! Now sell yourself to me-and remember that there might be a dozen or more competing to come on the trip. I am busy and want to choose you IF you will make a […]