Entries by Dan Kingery

DIY Learn To Sail vs. Sailing Lessons

There’s nothing quite like sailing — that unique combination of exhilaration, relaxation, and inspiration that only comes as you glide through the water, pushed along by a fresh breeze with the sound of the waves keeping you company.  Whether you’re a novice sailor who’s itching to get out there on the water or you used to sail […]

Sailing terms

Top 10 Sailing Terms Imagine that the captain falls ill on your cruise and the only choice is for you to take up the hat and wheel and steer the ship to safety. How would you communicate with the crew? You can try to get by with pirate words like hornswaggle, but real sailing terms can […]

Springtime Goal: Learn to Sail

Springtime is here and summer is fast approaching.  At SunRise Sail, we feel that there’s no better way to enjoy life than to spend it on the open water on a sailing adventure.  Sailing is a wonderful sport that soon captures your heart and becomes more of a lifestyle.  There are many reasons to learn […]

History and Things To-Do on Georgia’s Lake Lanier

Not only are there plenty of fun things (like learning to sail!) to do at Georgia’s Lake Lanier, the lake also has a fascinating past. Here are some interesting facts that make up Lanier’s rich history. Lake Lanier’s Creation The land that became Lake Lanier was purchased in 1948, and the lake—also known as a […]

Give the Gift of Sailing for Father’s Day

Finding the right gift for holidays can be tricky, especially when it’s for a person who is important to you, like your father. Father’s Day may not be right upon us, but it will be here before you know it, and you might find yourself scrambling to find the perfect gift for dear old dad. […]

Why You Should Take Sailing Lessons

Planning to spend some time by the water for your next vacation? If the thought of spending hours on end sitting on the sand or getting knocked off your feet by huge waves doesn’t exactly thrill you, maybe you have something a little more adventurous in mind. That’s where we come in: at SunRise Sail, […]

Learning to Sail on Lake Lanier

Are you looking to start up a new hobby that your whole family can enjoy? Or have you just always wanted to be called “The Skipper?” Either way, sailing is one of the most adventurous and thrilling hobbies out there, so why not learn something that can get your adrenaline pumping? Like most people, you […]

Learning to Sail Can Be a Breeze

One of the most beautiful sights you will ever see is a sailboat skimming gracefully across the water. It’s a sight that stirs the senses and brings to mind thoughts of freedom, peace and epic adventures. We often view the people involved in sailing with envy and wish we had the time, money and ability […]

Learning The Ropes

A First-Time Sailing Experience Taking your first step into sailing might be a hesitant one. Like thousands of other could-be sailors, there are probably dozens of questions racing through your mind. Will I be able to do it? Do I even have the money to pay for a boat? For Mark, a 43 year-old Atlanta […]