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2014 November 10
Susan Goggins When America’s Cup skipper Jimmy Spithill took the helm of an Optimist on Pewaukee Lake in southeastern Wisconsin, he was racing against more than the 30 junior sailors on the sta
2014 November 10

Fulfilling a lifelong ambition, 55-year-old Dave Rearick set sail aboard an Open 40 to join the elite group of people who have sailed solo around the world

 I sat quietly in the cockpit as Bodacious Dream sailed easily in the dying evening winds, 40 miles out from Point Judith and Beavertail lights. These lights guard the entrance to Narraganse
2014 November 1
 The Mr. Beams lantern is a 260 lumen lantern that runs for 15 hours on four D-cell batteries. It is also has a USB charging port can can power three full cellphone charges. Mr. Beams uses LEDs t
2014 November 1
Features  Grand solitude A charter cruise around Brazil’s Ilha Grande is miles away from the bustle of Rio de Janeiro Can’t keep this Jersey girl down After Hur
2014 November 1

If the time comes when you need to come to the aid of a fellow sailor, know what to do and what not to do

Imagine yourself and your crew are spending a relaxing afternoon sailing or you are battling a storm to make it to the next port. Then without warning you find yourself in a position to render assista
2014 November 1

After Hurricane Sandy destroyed the Raritan Yacht Club fleet, Jersey sailors rallied to rebuild the Cal 40 Sinn Fein

 Sinn Fein, destroyed in Hurricane Sandy, was lovingly rebuilt by members of the Raritan Yacht Club and her owner Peter Rebovich and family just in time for the 2014 Newport Bermuda Race.Marianne
2014 November 1

A charter cruise around Brazil's Ilha Grande is miles away from the bustle of Rio de Janeiro

 A cruise along Brazil's Costa Verde includes stops at remote Ilha Grande.Michelle HurniWe began having doubts as we bounced along Brazil’s 100-mile-long Costa Verde coastline aboard a public
2014 November 1

What happens once you're in a life raft? A group of safety experts hunkers down in one for 24 hours to find out

Every sailor dreads the possibility of a sinking boat and having to make the call to abandon ship. 
2014 November 1
Davis Instruments' MiniShockle is a superstring black bungee that comes in 12 inches, 18 inches and 24 inches. Prices start at $13.99. The wire gate snaps, on each end, are 316 stainless steel so the
2014 November 1
 Tired of catching your toes on cleats? Accon Marine's 470 pull-up, marine-grade stainless steel cleat can be pushed down into the deck when not in use. The cleat needs only three holes, no cutouts. It comes in 4.5", 6", 8" and 10" lengths, starting at $41.85
2014 November 1
The Cup Cooler from Dometic is a topsides mini-mini fridge for a single beverage, like a koozie on steroids. It can replace most standard cup holders and will cool a standard water or soda bottle, or
2014 November 1
This new line of self-tailing electric winches is designed for almost any sized boat, and is meant to make family and shorthanded sailing easier. The E1 features push-button control of a powerful and
2014 October 14
Bernard Engraving's Sailboat Manager series is a three-ring, loose leaf binder that holds laminated reference cards, preprinted forms for boat maintenance, medical, checklists, piloting informa
2014 October 14
Hands-free PhoneThe Une Bobine is a flexible iPhone (it also fits micro USB-charging phones) stand for photography or just to keep the phone at eye level for any reason, like setting on the chart tabl
2014 October 1

Keeping it simple, casual and fun in a relaxed fleet will make you enjoy your boat even more

For many sailors, the world of sailboat racing is completely foreign. It can be an intimidating experience filled with complicated rules, fancy gear and packed starting lines filled with yelling. And
2014 October 1

Five young sailors and their parents discover the treasure that is the Abacos

It was one thing to show our crew of five boys a chart of the Bahamas’ northern cruising ground, but quite another for them to see it for themselves from Elbow Reef Lighthouse. From this vantage p
2014 October 1

A charter cruise goes upscale when this crew crashes the St. Barths Bucket superyacht regatta


2014 October 1
 Features  26 If this hull could speak From fame and glory to a life of crime and ruin, the 62-foot steel ketch Askoy II is poised to sail again 32 Boys in the
2014 September 16
 The new coupling connects Elco electric motors to Yanmar saildrives. The coupling makes electric propulsion a more viable option for retrofitting sailboats equipped with saildrives, with Elco mo
2014 September 16
 ReliefBands is a lightweight wearable drug-free antinausea device approved by the FDA.  In some people, they mitigate general nausea, motion sickness and morning sickness. It is worn like a

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