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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 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 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?"
2013 November 1

Lessons learned from a rescue at sea during the Bermuda One-Two

Nearly all 23 solo sailors who set out from Newport, Rhode Island, in June racing the Bermuda One-Two had offshore sailing experience, but several had never attempted a solo bluewater passage.

Perry on Design

  • New Morrelli and Melvin trimaran promises a speedy offshore adventure

  • Impressive design balances comfort, performance and quality in this offshore cat

  • Production catamaran with customizable interior options should appeal to many

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