Since day one, we’ve filled harkenblockheads.com with hundreds of tips and videos to help you build your skills. It’s your turn to share. We’re in search of the best sailing advice ever. Enter your best tip in the Think Like a Blockhead Contest for a chance to win a fabulous prize package worth over $180! Everyone in sailing school will be envious of your new red ratchet block.

How to Enter:

  1. Become a Blockhead
  2. Fill out the “Think Like A Blockhead” online contest entry form here:
  3. Hit send. That’s it! On March 1, we’ll pick one entry at random from all those received. The contest is open to Harken Blockheads members who are 24 years old and younger. Good Luck.




Until this very moment, the spiky-haired, cool glasses, big attitude Blockheads face man has not had a name.


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What exactly is a Blockhead? If you are totally obsessed with how to rig and sail your boat, you might already be one! Join the community of Blockheads to learn more about the sport, engage with others and share sailing experiences. This site serves as the hub for Blockheads globally, where you can discover how to join, media, tips and tricks, contests, and events. This program is all about YOU and we want to hear from everyone! Not seeing something? Your feedback is crucial, feel free to shoot us a comment or message.