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December 2008

2008 December 1

A Tale of Two Skippers
American Rich Wilson and Canadian Derek Hatfield take on an elite group of sailors in one of the world's toughest races

The Good Pirates
After months of preparations, six bluewater rookies safely passage to Bermuda

Two Overboard
Contributing editor Betsy Crowfoot experiences a sailor's worst nightmare

The Iceman Saileth
In his attempt to sail solo around the North Pole, Gary Ramos finds government bureaucracy as tough to break through as the ice

Boats & Gear

Sailing under control and staying safe in cold weather

Personal locator beacons and new safety gear

Boat Doctor
Ridding diesel fuel of water and repairing seized engines

Perry on Design
Dehler 38R, C&C 131, Island Packet 460, Lyman-Morse 54


For Openers

Full &?By
Abandoning ship: gut-wrenching, perilous, sometimes right.


On the Wind
Sailing is the antidote for our cosseted world

Tuesdays with Flathead Lake

Nautical Library
Classic yachts, first boating words and epic videos

Annapolis boat show bucks rough economy

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