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Technique
2017 October 1 - 12:00 am

Coaxing a big cat into a tight space requires a new way of thinking and a bit of practice

Catamarans are by far the favored boat for charterers, and charter fleets, which are full of cruising catamarans with a handful of monohulls reflect that. And it’s easy to see why: Not only is there
Features
2017 October 1 - 12:00 am
From fun dinghies and classic cruisers to novel speedsters and luxurious cats, the class of new boats is exciting. Our editors share the most intriguing new designs coming to boat shows. 
Features
2017 September 14 - 12:00 am
Charter and privately owned boats that had been moored in the hurricane hole at Tortola's Paraquita Bay are stacked on top of each other following the passage of the devastatingly strong Hurricane Ir
Technique
2017 June 1 - 12:00 am

Take a deep-dive into intricate weather routing with onboard computer software

For years sailors were mostly left to call on experience and instinct when it came to routing a passage. Today, onboard computing power relying on copious amounts of data can show sailors any route with any number of variables applied.
Technique
2017 May 24 - 12:00 am
Rig tuning isn’t just about maximizing performance, although that’s a nice benefit to a properly tuned rig. At its most basic level, a tuned rig will make your sails more efficient, prevent damage and help you get more life out of your equipment.
Features
2017 May 1 - 12:00 am

There’s no doubt that ACC boats will set a blistering pace, but without much of the intrigue and tradition of the America’s Cup it remains to be seen if the event will continue to be considered the pinnacle of yachting

There was a time in the America’s Cup when keels were skirted, boats were outed as “dogs” after their first appearance on the racecourse and skippers called fouls on each other during races. In case you’ve buried your head in a Rosenfeld photography book for the last 10 years, those days are long gone. The America’s Cup will never look like that again.
Launchings
2017 March 13 - 12:00 am
The Diam 24 One Design trimaran debuted in the U.S. market in Annapolis in October. Tucked away between larger, somewhat stoic sailboats, the Diam 24od seemed giddy, almost dancing as it tugged at the docklines. The layout is inviting and the boat seems to beckon passersby to step aboard.
Features
2017 March 1 - 12:00 am

Get your boat shipshape for the year with our tips for annual maintenance

There is a buzz in boatyards in spring that is almost palpable. Projects put off since fall are suddenly at the top of the priority list. 
Features
2017 February 1 - 12:00 am
Every sailor has heard the adage that the two happiest days in a boat owner’s life are the day you buy your boat and the day you sell it. Ensuring that the buying part of that equation rings true starts with buying the right boat for your sailing style at the right price. We’re breaking down the process, whether you’re buying new or used, big or small, cruiser, racer or daysailer.Schedule
Features
2016 November 1 - 12:00 am

Magazine launches new size, design in January 2017

SAILING Magazine, the oldest continually published American magazine dedicated to the sport of sailing, announced today that it will unveil a new design in its January 2017 issue.  A new premiumSchedule
Features
2016 September 21 - 12:00 am

Ardent sailing supporter and former owner of North Sails Terry Kohler dies

Terry Kohler, who discovered a love for sailing as a boy aboard his mother’s Alden-desigend schooner Venturer, dedicated himself to making the sport more technologically advanced as well as more accessible to sailors of all abilities, all from a sleepy blue-collar town on the shore of Lake Michigan.
Table of Contents
2016 September 20 - 12:00 am

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Features  New boats for 2017 A look at some of the new models in advance of the fall boat shows Paradise times two Exploring the native beauty of Tahiti is even better on the stab
Technique
2016 September 1 - 12:00 am

Although the same principles apply, rescuing a person from the water on a multihull requires a different approach

Few seamanship skills are more important than recovering a person from the water. Although many sailors are well versed on MOB recovery methods on monohulls, the sailing and handling characteristics of a catamaran require a different approach to rescue, one that should be practiced before any multihull passage.
Features
2016 September 1 - 12:00 am

We run down some of the new sailboats hitting the water for 2017

Next year’s crop of new boats is anything but cookie-cutter. From push-button control to origami trimarans, there is something to pique the interest of every sailor. New refinements in manufacturing and design are evident, and the payoffs are boats that offer more in terms of speed, storage, sail area and safety. Turn the page to catch a glimpse of what will be gracing the docks at upcoming boat shows.
Table of Contents
2016 March 10 - 12:00 am

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 Features  Just sail Practical purists are sailing the world engine-free and finding a list of reasons why cruising sans iron genny is the way to go One to remember A boat�

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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