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February 2012

2012 February 6


32 Class Resurgence
Thanks to dedicated owners, the Farr 30 class is surfing back from extinction

40 Innovation Revolution
In the face of a down economy boatbuilders are launching innovative new boats

44 Secrets of the Phantom Fleet
A group of sailing friends knows the best anchorages on Lake Champlain, but they're not telling

50 New Tricks for an Old Girl
With the relaunch of Chimaera, San Diego's Driscoll Boat Works completes a classic yacht trilogy

Boats & Gear

22 Technique
Replacing standing rigging

24 Gear
Inflatable tenders

26 Boat Doctor
Sniffing out bad head odors

27 Perry on Design
Calipso 41, Leadership 44, Marblehead 22

30 Used Boat Notebook
Tartan 3500


5 For Openers

6 Full and By
It's not science fiction-high-powered radio waves could attack GPS

8 Letters

9 On the Wind
The Zen of sailing is savoring the quiet moments

10 Splashes
The America's Cup show descends on San Diego

18 Nautical Library
On dry land with Lin and Larry Pardey

58 Launchings
Regatta changes in store at Bayview Yacht Club

59 The Wharf
Brokerage, charters and other sailing-related products and services