2022 June 1

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Features Seeing Neptune from sailing historyA passage on a 110-year-old classic summons memories and the occasional sea creatureBe a better sailor You know how to sail, now learn h
2022 June 1

You know how to sail, now learn how to sail better

There are more ways to become a better sailor today than ever before. Sailing schools have zeroed in on sailing aspirations and optimized their programs to help existing sailors make them a reality. A
2022 June 1
Thirty-one days into to what would be an 11,500-nautical-mile voyage, I found myself standing in front of Neptune and his court and chopped off my hair to chin length, tossing it in the wake of the 11
2022 June 1

Owners need sailors and sailors need boats; create great sailing relationships that last

Sailing is haunted by a problem that, on its face, seems very easy to solve. Many owners have a hard time finding people to go sailing with them and sailors new to the sport have a hard time finding b
2022 June 1
To a Bahamian, a sloop is a type of traditional workboat that morphed into a speedster raced for thrills and prize money. When Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, stopped in Nassau dur
2022 June 1
Help! My AIS is stuck in the supply chain Dear Boat Doctor, I have a complete Raymarine system in my boat, and I want to add AIS. Unfortunately, the supply chain for Raymarine AIS units is blocked
2022 April 1

Spice up a charter by throwing in some competitive fun

Chartering isn’t always about lolling around at anchor in turquoise splendor. For avid racers, bareboat chartering offers a chance to enjoy competition in new and exciting venues, with fresh opponen
2022 April 1

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FeaturesPassage to Sweden A learn-to-sail offshore charter through the Baltic Sea fulfills a dream Racing the charter way Spice up a charter by throwing in some competitive fun 50 shades
2022 April 1

Tap into charter staff knowledge to turn a good charter into a great one

Charter briefings—those meetings with charter base staff that help familiarize you with the boat and the cruising grounds—can feel like a hurdle that has to be overcome to get underway, but it’s
2022 April 1
Dear Boat Doctor, I just bought a Hylas 46, and I am assessing my ground tackle. The boat came with 120 feet of 3/8-inch chain and a 55-pound Mantus anchor. Both seem a little undersized for the boat
2022 April 1
Inventions hailed as some of the greatest gifts to mankind since a Mesopotamian genius made the first wheel in 3500 BC don’t always stand the test of time. The Segway comes to mind, speaking of whee
2022 April 1

This sexy looking cruising cat was designed for speed

At first glance at the 2D sailplan this 44-foot catamaran appears to be a stubby and kind of awkward looking cat. But don’t be fooled. Add the third dimension, the depth and the complex geometry of
2022 April 1

The revival of Beneteau’s First series of racer-cruisers continues with this midsized family boat

This new Beneteau First model was designed by a team led by Kristian Hajnsek. Samuel Manuard, known for his Class 40 and IMOCA 60 class racers did the basic design. Structural design came from Pure De
2022 April 1

A learn-to-sail offshore charter through the Baltic Sea more than made up for a canceled transatlantic

Ever since I caught the offshore sailing bug some 15 years ago, I’ve aspired to sail across the North Atlantic. Plenty of people have done it, many of them multiple times. I bet, as I write, there
2022 March 18

Manufacturers share their latest innovations in their lines

We asked manufacturers at the Miami International Boat Show about their companies, their boats and the latest innovations coming down the pike.
2022 March 1

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Features  A rip-roaring good time Racers return to Key West with the rise of the Southernmost Regatta Fitting out Your guide to getting ready for launch day Hunting for sailing gear tre
2022 March 1

Navigate swaps, sales and even the trash to find boat bits to help outfit on a budget

In a single-use society, it can be tough to find products that last forever, especially when you live on the ocean. Salt has its way of creeping into everything, furthering decay as it reclaims the ob

Perry on Design

  • This sexy looking cruising cat was designed for speed

  • The revival of Beneteau’s First series of racer-cruisers continues with this midsized family boat

  • A wolf in sheep’s clothing, this classic cruiser is deceptively powerful

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