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2018 November 19
 Fans of Lego building bricks and sailing, you might want to help out German sailor Matthias Rosenwald get his design to store shelves. The Lego Ideas website is where Lego builders post their cr
2018 November 19
Paul Cayard steers while his son Danny gets ready for a jibe.Walter Cooper photo Mother Nature was at her fickle best, but that didn’t stop Star sailors from putting their beautifully restored
2018 November 19

When a massive storm left boats in a solo around-the-world-race crippled and one sailor injured, the world watched a race to rescue

The message send via satellite test was gut wrenching. “Rolled. Dismasted. Severe back injury. Cannot get up.” That was the last message received from 39-year-old Indian solo sailor Abhilash Tom
2018 November 1
The new GoPro HERO7 is petite, waterproof without a special housing and incorporates HyperSmooth video stabilization for sailing videos ready to go viral. It captures Ultra HD 4K resolution video at u
2018 November 1
Spinlock’s new VITO life jacket and harness is a version of the life jacket Volvo Ocean Race sailors wore that has been modified for every day sailors. It features a hydrostatic automatic inflator,
2018 November 1
Selden’s new push-button furler has the great advantage of being easily retrofittable on existing Selden Furlex furlers. The Furlex Electric uses a 48-volt electric motor that, by using the included
2018 November 1
Edson has redesigned its ComfortGrips into adhesive strips, allowing them to be easily placed wherever a handhold requires cushioning and better grip. The kits come in 8-inch and 12-inch strips and ha
2018 November 1
The Compact Light Retractable Mooring Winch from Harken stows flush completely below deck, but is significantly smaller, taking up about half the space of similar winches on the market. It also weighs
2018 November 1

Learn to enjoy your boat year-round, even in northern climates, by sailing when the mercury drops

For diehard sailors, the decision on where to store a boat for the winter might be more about whether you should store it at all. Sailing in the off season is possible and even enjoyable in many winte
2018 November 1
 A new series of multifunction displays from Garmin include a host of new features, including Garmin SailAssist that provides data, display and prerace guidance, built-in sonar on some model
2018 November 1

November/December 2018

FeaturesGifts for SailorsSAILING editors pick the best gear for giving and receiving Beauty of SailRelive the most beautiful moments of sailing in 2018 with the best photography of the year Rescue i
2018 November 1

SAILING editors pick great gifts for the sailor in your life

 Serious sailors need serious knives, and Spyderco’s Salt Series of knives fits the bill. This sheepfoot-blade one-handed folding knife is impervious to rust and incredibly light with a nonslip
2018 November 1
Gill’s new Race Fusion Jacket doesn’t compromise on style, comfort or technology. Made from three layers of waterproof and breathable fabric, this jacket, made for active sailors includes a high-v
2018 November 1
B&G has lightened up their radars and given them a low-profile dome with their new HALO24 pulse compression radar. The radar offers multiple range options, up to 48 nautical miles and can process
2018 November 1
Skin-safe and reef-safe mineral sunscreen Harken Derm was designed by dermatologist Dr. Edit Olasz Harken specifically for sailors. The mineral sunscreen reflects the sun’s damaging rays before they
2018 October 12
The death of a sailor who drowned when his life jacket did not inflate during the Chicago Yacht Club’s Race to Mackinac July 21 is being investigated by a committee overseen by the yacht club.
2018 October 1
Features New boat showcaseA round up of the latest boats that will be showing off at boat shows this seasonLittle boat, big funAttracting top-notch pros and amateurs alike, t
2018 October 1
 One of the largest North Sails lofts in the country has a new home in the heart of freshwater sailing country.A new Detroit-area North Sails loft is open in Warren, Michigan, and will serve the area from Rochester, New York, down the American side of the Great Lakes, as far west as the Michigan-Indiana border. 
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2018 October 1

Learn to make lashings and grommets with high-tech line

In about a decade, Dyneema (sometimes called Spectra, both are trade names for the same material) has gone from a gee whiz high-tech marvel to common place on many boats. It started out replacing wire

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