Some days you just want to chill out and watch some videos. For this week’s post, we scoured YouTube and picked out a handful of short, G-rated entertaining sailing and boating videos. Some of them even have educational value by showing you what not to do.
Sailors and sailing school instructors might use this collection on a no-wind day, or to break up the day and add some variety.
2017 Best Sailing Videos
Most sailing video compilations are for cruisers and are not always G-rated. Here’s one that focuses on racing, with a variety of exciting sailing, beautiful race venues, fast boats, and spectacular capsizes.
The Toughest Sailing Race in the World – Volvo Ocean race
You probably will appreciate lake sailing after watching this video of the Volvo Ocean Race.
Boating News of the Week and Boneheaded Boaters of the Week
This is a YouTube channel with short weekly video highlights of boating and boating safety and commentary. There are plenty of good videos here.
Here’s a sample.
Epic Crane Launching Failures
These are all from bigger boat launches, but are worth seeing because they’re spectacular and show how quickly things go wrong.
Mobile Cranes – Beware!
Thankfully, we don’t launch with mobile cranes.
This shows the importance of getting the rigging balanced.
We hope you enjoyed these videos. Stay tuned for another collection of entertaining sailing and boating videos.