Boating 101

New to boating? Let Captain Toby Stull explain nautical terms, teach you how to tie boat knots, and much more in these Howcast videos.

ABOUT THE EXPERT

Toby Stull

An American Sailing Association-certified instructor and lifelong sailor, Toby Stull runs the first professional sailing school and charter business in the nation that is directed at LGBT sailors, Out on the Water Sailing. His gay-owned and operated adventure sports sailing company encourages diversity and welcomes all students regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, or skill level, offering sailing lessons, charters, vessel training, and destination vacations. Toby is an experienced yachtsman and instructor having raced through college in multiple Block Island race weeks, as well as several Long Island Sound campaigns. Toby has restored and lived aboard several sailboats including a C&C 35 Mark 1, on which he won several regattas within Eastern Long Island Sound. He's held several professional crew positions aboard vessels up to 140 feet.