June 2015

2015 June 4

Table of contents


A world away

Whales, totems and Alaskan wildlife abound on a cruise through the vast wilderness of Prince of Wales island

When East meets West

The annual Harbor 20 East-West Challenge brings together racers from both coasts for a laid-back weekend of fun and racing

Sailing like Wynken, Blynken and Nod

The annual Dutch Shoe Marathon takes young Sabot sailors across San Diego Bay, dodging ships and whales

Keeping it fun

Thriving one-design classes have found the right formula to keep sailing flourishing

SAILINGs guide to new small boats

This year’s crop of new boats under 25 feet offer performance and style

Boats & Gear 


Optimizing electrical systems


Tips and accessories for trailering 

Boat Doctor

Sailing under a jib alone, and the best battery to buy

Perry on Design

Bente 24, RTC-22, Pointer 25

Used Boat Notebook

Peterson 34


For Openers

Full and By

My boat is more miserable to sail on than yours—I win

On the Wind

Beware the pitfalls of Outboard Cheapskate Disorder



The Harbor Cup brings colleges sailors to Los Angeles

Nautical Library

A plethora of books on small-boat sailing


New boat: Seascape 27

The Wharf

Brokerage, charters and other sailing-related products and services