Sailing Magazine - Nautical Library http://sailingmagazine.net/articles.sec-132-1-nautical-library.html Tue, 27 Jun 17 00:00:00 -0400 en hourly 1 A fresh take on an around-the-world saga http://sailingmagazine.net/article-1771-a-fresh-take-on-an-around-the-world-saga.html A fresh take on an around-the-world saga

 Istvan Kopar’s story of his 1990 solo circumnavigation is a mesmerizing tale. The overall plot line may be similar to other sailing adventures, but what makes this a remarkable read is the voice. This Hungarian-born sailor has a fresh perspective which results in fascinating, tangible details coming across the page.<...

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Straight up Harken history - Harken history straight from the source http://sailingmagazine.net/article-1732-straight-up-harken-history.html Straight up Harken history - Harken history straight from the source

Olaf Harken, who was inducted to the National Sailing Hall of Fame last year, is half of the team responsible for Harken Yacht Equipment, a company known across the globe as a leader in sailing technology.

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The bareboating bible http://sailingmagazine.net/article-1561-the-bareboating-bible.html The bareboating bible
Chartering is more popular than ever, and surveys show that most sailors plan to charter a sailboat within the next 24 months. For many sailors, the chance to take the helm and steer their own course ...]]>
Cruising for the masses http://sailingmagazine.net/article-1239-cruising-for-the-masses.html Cruising for the masses
Many sports, like swimming or soccer, are relatively easy to learn because there are a few basic moves assembled in the right order. Sailing is like that, too. Learn to trim, steer, tack and jibe, and a fair-weather daysail is pure pleasure. Sailing may be easy to learn, but it is difficult to master because unlike swimming and soccer the playing conditions change, often unexpectedly. Wind and wav...]]>