May 2012

2012 May 4


38 Learning for Life
A learn-to-sail course for a novice sailor is a stepping stone
to the love of the sport

44 I sail, you sail, we all sail for ice cream
The youth sailing program at St. Maarten Yacht Club gets
creative when it comes to keeping the fun in learning to sail

57 The Last Run
A rousing autumn sail in a beloved boat headed for a new
owner is full of memories and the bittersweet reality of the
happiest and saddest day in a sailor's life

62 Sailing Sages
A knowledgeable, energetic and empathic instructor take all
the stress out of learning to sail

Boats & Gear

22 Gear
Cruising headsails
25 Perry On Design
Tartan Fantail 26, Didi Cruise-Mini, Catalina 385

28 Boat Test
Catalina 315

34 The Boat Doctor
Staying Wi-Fi connected

35 Technique
Bob Perry explains design review terminology


5 For Openers

6 Full and By
Advice from a master of self-reliant sailing: jump overboard
8 Letters

9 On the Wind
It's not the size of the boat that matters; it's the memories

10 Splashes
Southern Ocean brawl for the Volvo Ocean Race fleet

56 School News
A round up of the latest news from sailing schools

66 Launchings
Carkeek 40
67 The Wharf
Brokerage, charters and other sailing-related products
and services.