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February 2010

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Nature, Nurture or Nudge
How three families have learned the secret to making sailing a family affair

Continuity of the Sailing Life
Now that the children of his children have become sailors, Ralph Naranjo looks back at how the sailing tradition began in his family

Power Struggle
Once dismissed as the worst of both worlds, motorsailers are becoming the new cool, thanks to changing attitudes and priorities, as well as a few design improvements

Sail Shakedown
A family's first long-distance cruise across Lake Huron cements a love of sailing

Mountain Thoroughbred
Conceived and built on a mountaintop Idaho lake, the Tony Castro-designed Sizzler is not your everyday daysailer

Boat & Gear

Perry on Design
Island Packet SP Cruiser, Nordhavn 56MS, Sawyer 48MS

Boat Doctor
Deducing a drop in battery amp hours and the benefits of oil analysis

Maintaining marine batteries

Used Boat Notebook
Bayfield 32

Winning electronics and smart-phone apps


For Openers

Full & By
The quest for fame has teenage girls chasing Joshua Slocum.


On the Wind
Fear is healthy at sea unless it makes you wig out

The champions of champions duke it out on a small Midwestern lake

Nautical Library
The inspiring story of quadriplegic sailor Geoff Holt

Remembering Roy Disney

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