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2014 September 2

The commodore of the highest yacht club in North America found a love of sailing at altitude

Sailors are an irrepressible lot. They won’t let a pesky little thing like being landlocked prevent them from getting out on the water. There’s always a way, and it just might prove to be a world-
2014 September 1

A new crop of exciting sailboats—from performance-oriented dinghies to drop-dead gorgeous flagships—is coming to a boat show near you

SAILING Magazine brings you a sneak peek of all the new boats you can catch at boat shows. From fast and exciting to spritely passagemakers to dreamboats, there's a new boat for every taste. Fli
2014 September 1

The world championship at Newport, Rhode Island, drew both pros and amateurs who love sailing this classic one-design

Patricia Stadel sailed her fifth and self-proclaimed last Etchells World Championship in June where she had the distinction of being the most senior skipper competing in the 95-boat fleet. At 75, Stadel has by default become a goodwill ambassador for the International Etchells Class. She had plenty of wisdom to impart when asked why she and so many other competitive sailors, including legends like John Bertrand, 68, who won the America’s Cup for Australia in 1983, gravitate to this particular sloop.
2014 September 1

A solar charging system not only saves money long-term but might allow you to go completely engine-free

Going offshore is all about unplugging, so it’s somewhat ironic that sailin
2014 July 15
 Features 31    Remembering Hobie Using ingenuity fostered creating iconic surfboards, Alter changed the face of sailing with afford
2014 July 1

Sailing a cat can require forgetting some things and learning a few new tips

Whether it's taking the helm for a charter or you're planning to switch to a multihull, there are a few habits that monohull sailors need to change to sail a catamaranBob Grieser/Outsideimages.com
2014 March 1

A charter sail through the Society Islands of Bora Bora and Tahiti casts a magic spell

French Polynesia was heaven on Earth, with its warm crystal-clear waters, sheltered anchorages, turquoise, reef-protected lagoons, palm-fringed beaches with cloud-tufted mountain vistas, reliable tradewind breeze. 
2014 February 3

Staying plugged in helps cruising families catch up for group fun on an annual summer cruise

 Not much distracts a 4-year-old from chasing hermit crabs and building sand castles on a warm-water, soft sand beach, but Charlotte kept looking into the mooring field last August asking, "When are Tim and Carrots coming?"

Perry on Design

  • A fresh new look from a leading builder of offshore cruising yachts

  • Safe and sporty design for shorthanded cruising

  • Lots of features in this smaller cat from the design table of Morelli and Melvin

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