2019 October 1

October 2019

Features  The internet’s favorite sailors A young Aussie couple is funding living aboard and sailing the world through crowdfunded videos New Boat Showcase From a foiling cruising
2019 October 1

A cleverly designed offshore cruiser that has an interior layout for all kinds of sailing

The Pegasus 50 is built in Slovenia and designed by Marine Designs. This is not a new yard. It has produced many yachts and has recently started to build in carbon fiber. I can’t find any mention in
2019 October 1

A sleek design that marries the best of both cruising and racing

Here’s a new 40-footer from our friends at X-Yachts in Denmark. The design is from the in-house X-Yachts Design Team. Given the X-Yachts tradition of fast boats, I think it’s safe to assume this w
2019 October 1

California sailor Paul Keever discovered sailing and found a career in helping others discover it

Most sailor’s origin stories have a few things in common, from Optimist prams and junior sailing programs to family cruises and local yacht club races. They usually don’t begin with high-performan
2019 October 1

From a cruising cat that can fly on foils to a sailing dinghy that packs into a duffel bag, this year’s class of new boats debuting at boat shows has something for every kind of sailor

Sun Fast 3300The Jeanneau racing pedigree just got a new boost with the launch of this new offshore racer designed by the same folks that brought speed to the America’s Cup and maxi racing. LOA 33
2019 September 1

Combining performance with a luxe interior, this performance cruiser is ready for the open sea

Here’s a new boat for Beneteau’s First series. The hull design is by Biscontini Yacht Design and the layout and deck design is by Lorenzo Argento.  Like the Mark Mills 68, the design target i
2019 September 1

This powerful racer has an interior that is comfy enough for cruising

For my money, some of the most exciting designs being produced today come from the office of my old friend Mark Mills working in County Wicklow, Ireland.  Mark produces high-performance racing y
2019 September 1

Bringing your pets aboard may have its challenges, but a little planning can make for happy times cruising with your four-legged friends

The cruising life is often difficult enough, with confined space and endless maintenance. Throw an animal into the mix aboard a sailboat, and cruisers are presented with a whole raft of additional cha
2019 September 1

Fine-tune your charter to your liking to create the ultimate sailor’s vacation

The charter business was born 50 years ago in the British Virgin Islands with six 35-foot sailboats and a dream by Charlie and Ginny Cary to help people go sailing in one of the best cruising grounds
2019 September 1

September 2019

Features  Sailing with sandy paws and salty whiskers Cruising with your pets can be rewarding with a little planning Return of the Twelves 21 classic 12-Metres gather on Narrag
2019 September 1

A proven, long-range cruiser for two that is forgiving and economical

The seaworthy Downeaster 32 was designed by Bob Poole, who founded Down East Yachts in Santa Ana, California, during the fiberglass boatbuilding heyday of the 1970s. Poole was an East Coast native and
2019 August 2
The following multi-tiered approach to maintenance stems from recommendations from manufacturers and the U.S. Coast Guard, and covers both hydrostatic (pressure sensing) and bobbin type (water soluble
2019 August 1

Cruising the remote Pacific coast of western Panama means sailing off the grid into the arms of nature in the company of humpback whales

My husband Neil and I left Mexico in March aboard our Liberty 458 Distant Drummer with a plan to spend the rest of the year on a leisurely voyage down the Pacific coast of Central America. After enjoy
2019 August 1

What the person in the water does is just as important as what a boat’s crew does in a man overboard situation

Sailors know that when a person goes overboard the crew must go immediately into recovery mode. Man overboard procedures are studied and practiced. But what happens if you are the person in the water?
2019 August 1

Light air vexes the fleet on its way to Nantucket

We hoped the gale warning forecast was wrong as we set out for the 48th annual Figawi Race from Hyannis to Nantucket on Cape Cod in May. It wasn’t. But my friend Josh Antrim was committed to sailing
2019 August 1

This offshore cruising design is a kit for the home builder

We can talk about this boat later. First I want to talk about Bruce Roberts. There are several ways you can be a yacht designer, Bruce chose his own way. Born in Victoria, Australia, Bruce opened his

Perry on Design

  • After 50 years and hundreds of designs, Bob Perry revisits one of his classics and redesigns it for the modern era

  • With a racer-cruiser pedigree, this performance cruiser will make speedy offshore passages

  • This elegant cruiser is meant for ocean sailing

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