# Point A Point B Problem: How do you sail from point A to point B? Wind.

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Point A Point B Problem: How do you sail from point A to point B? Wind

Tack (or Changing Tacks): To change a sailing ship’s course by steering the ship, bow first through the wind and ending up with the wind coming from the other side of the ship.

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail

Wind Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Point A Point B Problem: How do you sail from point A to point B? Wind

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Ready About Helm A lee Spanker Amidships Ease Headsail Sheets Rise Tack and Sheet on the fore Rise Tack and Sheet on the main Back the headsails Mainsail Haul Slack away the spanker sheet Shift Headsail sheets Shift Staysail Sheets Let go and haul Rudder Amidships Set the Main Sail Helm Full and By Set the Fore Sail Wind

Point A Point B Problem: How do you sail from point A to point B? Wind Answer: By beating to windward. A series of tacks allow a ship to beat to windward, thereby gaining ground each tack.

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