SAIL's Tip of the Week

by SAIL Editors, Posted March 24, 2015

To retrieve the anchor you need to reverse the digging-in process and back the hook out the same way it went in. To do this, I use a 1/2 in nylon retrieval line and a length of chain 18in to 24in long, with links between 3/16 n and 1/4 in, formed into a loop at the end.

 

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Rallies

SAIL's 2015 Snowbird Rally Down the ICW

by Sail Staff, Posted March 23, 2015

SAIL’s 2014 Snowbird Rally down the Intracoastal Waterway was such a success that we’ve decided to do it again


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People and Boats: Elmer Collemer

by Katharyn Remsen Aroneau, Posted February 2, 2015

The first time I met Elmer Collemer was on a warm summer day, and the door to his boat barn was wide open. I had come with my father to check on the progress of a boat he was having built. Of course, before this visit to the barn, my father had never even mentioned this boat to me, but that was just like him.


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Apparel + Accessories

Clear-bottomed Kayak from Clear Blue Hawaii Boatbuilders

by SAIL Editors, Posted December 12, 2014

If there’s anything in this world that will impress a sailor, it’s got to be a clear-bottomed boat from Clear Blue Hawaii boatbuilders. Available in a number of different configurations


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Apparel + Accessories

MotionX-GPS ($1.99 iPhone) or MotionX-GPS HD ($1.99 iPad) from MotionX hosts a rich set of GPS and map features to provide a customizable map display, an interactive navigation interface and a digital compass on your iPhone or iPad.


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