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October 2021

2021 October 1

Table of Contents

Features 


Charter news

Charter companies have new boats, new destinations and specials for cruisers


The allure of an azure sea

Family sail-camping in the Bahamas’ Exuma chain


When history comes alive

At 94, Dick McNish keeps the flame glowing for classic wooden yachts with his namesake regatta


New boat showcase

Innovation, speed, style and comfort define the new models on the way for 2022


Boats & Gear 


Technique: Roll reducers


Boat Doctor: Mounting a new roller furler


Gear: Soft padeyes and shackles


Used Boat Notebook: Bristol 35.5


Perry on Design: A pair of cruisers—the Hylas 57 and J/45—for passagemaking with performance


Departments


For Openers


Full and By: Sails are our engine, the wind is our fuel


On the Wind: The weather you get, not the weather you want


Splashes: Bashing to Fastnet on a new course


Nautical Library: “Farewell Mr. Puffin” is a delightful voyage to savor


Your Beauty of Sail


The Wharf: Brokerage, charter and other related goods and services 

On the Cover: The newly launched Hylas 57 sails rail down. Turn to Perry on Design, page 30, to read a full review. Cover picture by Billy Black