Tag: safe sailing
GRIB, GRIdded Binary or General Regularly-distributed Information in Binary form is a weather forecasting model, especially useful if you are planning a long route. It is a simple and user friendly display of current state and forecast for a certain sailing area. There is a wide range of navigation programs using the available GRIB formats.
If you have a sailing license, but have never really sailed, or have not sailed for a long time, you might want to refresh your memory. To help you with that, there are a lot sailing refreshment programs, which usually last a week and will give you confidence to start sailing on your own again.