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Features
2016 January 1 - 12:00 am

We offer sailing experiences to do now that will tide over restless sailors until the season starts

But never fear; we’ve assembled a list of sailing experiences you can enjoy right now, all of which will help tide you over until it’s time to pull the sails out of storage and kick off the season. 
Gear watch
2015 December 8 - 12:00 am
Top-down furling systems require specialized line to handle the torque from the system. New England Ropes has a new Spinnaker Furling Line that allows for better transfer of the furling drum’s rotat
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2015 December 8 - 12:00 am
 Typical onboard fare often consists of sandwiches and granola bars. The head chef at Good To-Go has a much better alternative for cold nights underway. The dehydrated meals consist of ingredient
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2015 December 8 - 12:00 am
 High-speed internet access while sailing is not always possible. The new Neptu Link offers a solution that they say is “as easy and affordable as at home.” The device incorporated two antenn
Table of Contents
2015 December 8 - 12:00 am

Table of Contents

FeaturesRetrofits SAILING Magazine’s annual guide explores the challenges of updating a Bristol 32, Manta 42  and Catalina 36   Gifts for sailors Editors’ picks for gifts
Gear watch
2015 November 10 - 12:00 am
 Hubbell Marine's new 30A/125V Twist-Lock Circuit Tester takes the guesswork out of shore power when coming in to port.  This new handy device plugs in to any 30A/125V locking receptac
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2015 November 9 - 12:00 am
 Ronstan Clear Start watches have been a “must have” for racers for several years. The easy-to-read displays, intuitive countdown mode, and one button synchronization are some of the reasons
Technique
2015 August 17 - 12:00 am

Know how to perform this sailing basic correctly for better sets and the admiration of crewmates

 Folding a sail is a task that sailors do every day, on the dock or on the deck, and while it won’t make or break you as a sailor, knowing how to fold a sail correctly will make your sails last longer, make them easier to set and ingratiate you to the rest of the crew.
Features
2015 August 17 - 12:00 am

SAILING's editors roundup the best new boats you'll see at boat shows this year

SAILING's editors round up some of the best new boats you'll see at boat shows this fall. Click through to see them all. 
Splashes
2015 July 1 - 12:00 am

Key West to Cuba Hobie Cat Race

The only thing better than organizing the first sanctioned sailboat race between Key West and Havana is winning it. Key West sailor and eco-tour operator George Bellenger knows what both feel like.
Launchings
2015 July 1 - 12:00 am
Monohull one-design racing is as popular as ever, but it can be harder to find affordable one-design multihulls, especially trimarans. Corsair Marine aims to change that with its Pulse 600, a trailera
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2015 June 15 - 12:00 am
 We've seen sailcloth used for everything from duffle bags to sun shades, but in one of the most stylish incarnations of upcycled sails, now there are flip flops you can don to show off your sai

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