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Articles about sail

History
by mommymommymommy
9 years ago
10 Interesting Facts About the Pilgrims You Probably Never Knew

Ten Interesting Facts About the PilgrimsAs you sit down to feast on turkey, sweet potatoes, corn and pumpkin pie this coming Thanksgiving, you can play a little trivia game using these ten interesting facts about the Pilgrims. 1. Not all of the Pilgrims left England because they wanted freedom from religious persecution. This interesting fact about the Pilgrims and Thanksgiving tells more than what we are taught in school. While several of the Pilgrims (called Separatists) did want to flee England for religious freedom, others went to the New World for business opportunities, some were hired hands and some were servants. 2. The Mayflower left Plymouth England on September 6, 1620. Another interesting fact about the Pilgrims is that they did not sail to the New World on their first attempt. There were two ships that were to sail to the New World, The Speedwell and The Mayflower. The Speedwell, made two attempts to leave with the Mayflower, but each time it leaked. So the Mayflower sailed alone across the Atlantic Ocean.[read the rest]

Sports
by John Hussey
8 years ago
10 Tips for Sailing with Kids

How to maximize the fun and avoid the pitfalls of getting underway with your children.

Sports
by toba
10 years ago
Basic Sailing Knots

If you are learning to sail, or are planning to learn to sail, then it's time to get out a rope and start practicing some basic knots. Sailors use knots to raise sails, attach the boat to a dock, keep lines from becoming loose, and many other tasks. Many of these...

Travel & Places
by Jeni
9 years ago
Carnival Cruise Paradise

Sail away on the Carnival Cruise Paradise, a ship that defines Shangri-la. The answer: The Carnival Cruise Paradise. The questions: Are you looking for a unique venue, and way, to host a bachelorette party? How about a place for that decadent girls 19 weekend you and your BFFs keep planning? Have you been dreaming of a romantic, luxurious, and affordable, honeymoon? Or, what about that special first babymoon? The answer to all these questions is a sailing aboard the Carnival Cruise Paradise.

Travel & Places
by divaonline
8 years ago
Top Five Differences Between Ocean And Riverboat Cruises

  Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “Life is a journey, not a destination.”  On a vacation recently, I learned the same concept might be applied to riverboat cruising.  While you are certainly traveling from one destination to another, the focus is on enjoying the view along the...

History
by jarome1
7 years ago
Some People Who Missed the Titanic

The Titanic sank in 1912. With it went some of the most famous and wealthy people of the time. Many others could have also gone down with the ship but for a stroke of fate resulted in them missing the sailing date.

History
by Ulalume
8 years ago
Benjamin Franklin's "The Drinkers Dictionary"

One day I was determined to find something strange with relation to our nations founding Fathers. This was incited by a recent bombardment in the media of "what it is to be an American" and other sorts of questions. What lead me to find Benjamin Franklin's "The Drinker's Dictionary"...

Health
by RachelB
10 years ago
How To Not Get Mad But Get Even Instead

When something happens that knocks the wind right out of your sails, the best thing to do is get up, brush yourself off and get right back to doing what you most enjoy.
A strong desire to let cooler heads prevail.
For instance, if...

Lifestyle
by J. Tyson
8 years ago
Yacht Insurance Quotes: Protect Your Sailing or Motored Yacht or Catamaran

Make sure you find a broker to compare yacht insurance quotes on your sailing or motored yacht or catamaran. You can insure years of use from your boat or vessel by getting the most comprehensive hull insurance and knowing that your personal, commercial, or chartered yacht is fully covered for the best possible value and price.

Travel & Places
by westernmom
9 years ago
Things No One Told Me Before My First Cruise

Going on a cruise is one of the most exciting vacations you can take! But, there are a few things that happen on your cruise ship that no one remembered to tell you.

History
by MrRooibos
6 years ago
Horatio Nelson's Three Greatest Victories (Part 2 - Trafalgar)

An account of British Admiral Horatio Nelson's two greatest triumphs on the high seas.

Travel & Places
by divaonline
7 years ago
My Panama Canal Cruise Experience

The remarkable Panama Canal will be celebrating its 100th birthday in 2014.  This near centenarian holds many surprises for first time visitors like me. The sheer size of the entire operation is difficult to fathom without standing in the Crow’s Nest of a multi-story cruise ship.  In addition...

Travel & Places
by divaonline
9 years ago
Cruising With Hurricane Earl - Destination Bermuda

  Could you imagine more stress than sailing off on a cruise in waters threatened by a hurricane? That's exactly what we faced on September third when we traveled from California to Massachusetts to take a cruise with family. Hurricane Earl rambled up the...

Entertainment
by egdcltd
3 years ago
Movie Review: Swallows and Amazons

Swallows and Amazons is based on Arthur Ransome's classic book of the same name, set in the 1930s in England's Lake District, where two families of children sail across one of the lakes.

Entertainment
by DebW07
8 years ago
My Top Ten Favorite Songs by The Commodores

Top songs by the popular R&B group, The Commodores

Lifestyle
by Dr_E
9 years ago
Cheap Christmas Gifts using seashell novelties and ornaments

          The beauty of using shells to make these novelties is they will not cost you anything at all. How many times have you spent part of your holidays walking on the beach collecting beautiful shells? I think...

Travel & Places
by Wildlily
6 years ago
Pack Your Bags For The Ultimate World Cruise

Explore the world from the comfort of your private first-class cruise ship cabin. Discover the delights of 6-star luxury cruising.

Lifestyle
by pakpub
8 years ago
New Year's Quotes to Help You Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

Inspiration New Year's Quotes can help you keep your annual New Years Resolutions.

Lifestyle
by Joe J
9 years ago
Things that happen in April

General information, history, and important dates for the month of April.

Lifestyle
by Aviator
8 years ago
Breaking Out Of Mid-Morning Tension

Escape from work for 15 minutes, relax and reflect on the world over a refreshing drink of quality tea. Use this time and the gentle refreshing drink to block out all else, reducing workplace stress, eliminating anxiety and protecting yourself against depression.

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