July 2011

2011 July 18


Survival of the Fittest       
Classic one-design classes offer the competition and the camaraderie they did 100 years ago

Catting Around the Forgotten Coast
Thin water cruising by catboat through Florida's Apalachicola Bay reveals the hidden gems of the Gulf Coast

Dyer Destiny
After falling in love with the classic design, a couple gives a Dyer Dhow a makover

Following in the Footsteps of Columbus
Veteran cruisers find nature plentiful and postcard-perfect scenery in this eco-tourism hot spot

Boats & Gear

Trailer maintenance

Boat Doctor
How to connect batteries to the engine

Perry on Design
Hunter 18, Shaw 650, Saffier 23

Boat Test
Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 409

New Gear


For Openers

Full and By
Coming soon ... a Scout merit badge in Open 60 sailing


On the Wind
The science of seasickness is something sailors know

Everything's bigger on Lake Texoma

Nautical Library
The seduction and science of the sea

Sailors Among Us
The Darling family loves sailing at 9,000 feet

New boat: Bavaria Cruiser 45

The Wharf
Brokerage, charters and other sailing-related products and services