To sail at night is to experience the most intense, spiritual joy that sail cruising affords. Between the dandy sun’s swaggering exit in the west and it’s opulent rise in the east, everything is transformed during night sailing.
The soft wind sighs on your skin like worn leather as senses heighten to a synaptic crescendo. Away from land’s gaudy dazzle, you’re an outsider, a nomad with a quest beneath a billion stars that gossip in galaxies as satellites and shooting stars slide and streak across the majestic roof of the night.
At sea level red, green and white lights blink and sweep the monotonous messages like distant satellites across the undulating plane of your private cosmos. The sense of getting away from it all, living an adventure, is utterly exquisite.
That’s all good, but night sailing require an extra cautious approach, so here are some night sailing ideas, tips and advice: [Read more…] about Night Sailing Tips