June 2023

2023 June 1

Table of Contents


Sailing school success

Experts share their tips for an exceptional and fun learning experience

Crisscrossing the oceans

Kenichi Horie has spent his life sailing across oceans in small boats and at 84 he says he’s not done yet

Racing on island time

Serious sailing and serious fun are served up at the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta

Boats & Gear 

Technique: Helming skills

Perry on Design: The Jeanneau Yachts 55 and Hallberg-Rassy 57 are comfortable, capable cruisers

Used Boat Notebook: Freedom 40/40

Boat Doctor: Combatting crevice corrosion

Gear: Deck hardware


For Openers

Full and By: The sailing ethic shines in a shipwreck drama

On the Wind: Sometimes the most important learn-to-sail lesson is to play nice

Splashes: Sailing queen Kirsten Neuschäfer wins the  Golden Globe Race 

For the Love of a Boat: A classic one-tonner with a legacy becomes the perfect boat

Your Beauty of Sail:  Reader photos

The Wharf: Brokerage, charters and other sailing related goods and services

On the Cover: The crew aboard the IC24 JBlack Pearl, chartered by Dan McGanty of California, sets up for a mark rounding in the St. Thomas International Regatta in March. Cover picture by Ingrid Abery