Boats

Boat Review: Bavaria 33

by Adam Cort, Posted September 5, 2014

There are few better places to put a cruising boat through its paces than Antigua, and not just because of the sun and sand. Leave the harbor, and depending on the conditions, you can soon find yourself dealing with big winds and even bigger seas—


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Best Boats Nominees 2015

by SAIL Editors, Posted August 30, 2014

THere was a Time when the U.S. sailboat industry was largely domestic, and many of the boats that were imported came from the UK and Scandinavia. Not any more. Following the lead of the French, mass-production sailboat builders now span Europe in particular, with many long-established regional builders looking to establish new beachheads on North American shores in the wake of the financial crisis.


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Boat Review: Hanse 575

by David Schmidt, Posted August 25, 2014

One of the joys of living in the Pacific Northwest is that you can sail year-round—provided, of course, that you’ve got the right boat. As I approached the Hanse 575 Crescent Wave at Port Sidney Marina in Sidney, British Columbia, I noticed three things


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Beneteau Oceanis 55

by Adam Cort, Posted August 6, 2014

 

Boat Review: Beneteau Oceanis 55. Could a design this stylish and comfortable also be a good sea boat?


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Aboard the Charles W. Morgan, 173 Years Later

by Rachel Kashdan, Posted August 5, 2014

In July 2014 when the Charles W. Morgan lowered her whaleboats onto rippling blue waters for the first time in nearly a century, her crew wasn’t hunting whales for profit, but instead unearthing her own historic past during her 38th voyage.


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Bavaria 37 has a whole new look for a very capable cruiser with a hull design by Farr, twin helms, reconfigured cabintrunk, and a high-aspect ratio jib

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