Boat Components

Gain insights into the diverse equipment pieces that contribute to a boat's functionality, such as sails and rigging, to develop a nuanced understanding of each component's role in sailing.
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Barton Marine manufacture a wide range of deck hardware and accessories for both sail and power boats up to 15m/50ft. This product training course gives an in depth understanding of the design features, materials used and applications on board.

Deck Hardware
18 minutes
Avg. rating 4.4

This introductory course on mast navigation will cover how it works, its components, the different types of masts commonly found on cruising boats, and the procedures for proper maintenance.

Ropes
17 minutes
Avg. rating 4.6

Barton Marine manufactures a wide range of deck hardware and accessories for sail and power boats up to 15m/50ft. This product training course gives an in-depth understanding of the design features, materials used and applications on board.

Deck Hardware
33 minutes
Avg. rating 4.5

This course is an intermediate course for offshore navigators. It will discuss how to properly arm a boom preventer, what are the pros and cons of this solution, how to avoid tragedies on board and what are the alternative solutions.

Sail and Rigs
21 minutes
Avg. rating 4.6

This course is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to the essential skills and knowledge required to sail effectively using jib and genoa sails. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned sailor looking to improve your skills, this course has something to offer.

Sail and Rigs
17 minutes
Avg. rating 4.4

This course provides a brief overview of the origins of wind in the atmosphere and its interaction with a boat's sails. Discover the mysteries of this unpredictable and captivating force of nature, including its formation and behaviour in relation to other weather variables.

Meteorology
15 minutes
Avg. rating 4.5

Having a basic understanding of the different types of ropes and their uses is crucial for any boater, whether you're a seasoned sailor or a beginner. Understanding the right ropes to use for different applications, such as mooring, sheets, and halyards can make a significant difference in how well your boat performs and how safe you are while sailing.

Ropes
19 minutes
Avg. rating 4.0

Barton Marine manufacture a wide range of deck hardware and accessories for both sail and power boats up to 15m/50ft. This product training course gives an in depth understanding of the design features, materials used and applications on board.

Deck Hardware
20 minutes
Avg. rating 3.8

Barton Marine manufacture a wide range of deck hardware and accessories for both sail and power boats up to 15m/50ft. This product training course gives an in depth understanding of the design features, materials used and applications on board.

Deck Hardware
21 minutes
Avg. rating 4.6

This course provides all the information you need about ropes, whether you are a sailor or a motorboater, understanding their properties, their best uses on board and the available materials out in the market.

Ropes
27 minutes
Avg. rating 4.3

Welcome to the introductory course on the Mainsail, the powerhouse of our sailboat. This course aims to provide you with a fundamental understanding of the key components of a mainsail, highlighting the essential adjustments to keep in mind, and optimizing the sail's shape.

Sail and Rigs
23 minutes
Avg. rating 4.4

Lavori a bordo è una serie di corsi di Davide Zerbinati indicati per chi ha interesse a lavorare sulla propria barca a vela. In questo corso: i controlli sulla coperta prima di un invernaggio.

Safety
29 minutes
Avg. rating 0.0