Boatworks

Hand–Tailored Sail Repair

by Rudy and Jill Sechez, Posted April 9, 2014

Seamanship: “All of the arts and skills of boathandling, ranging from maintenance and repairs, to piloting, sail handling, marlinspike work, rigging and all aspects of boat operation.”


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Best Boats

SAIL's Best Boats 2014: Dufour Grand Large 500

by Sail Staff, Posted April 9, 2014

The latest installment in Dufour’s well-established Grand Large line, the new 500 doesn’t just carry on the Grand Large tradition of good looks and performance, but also breaks new ground in terms of accommodations to create an even more luxurious experience afloat. 


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Racing News

US Watercraft, the Rhode Island-based boatbuilder—which also manufacturers Alerions and a variety of models for J/Boats—purchased C&C Yachts, and promptly unveiled the hot-looking Mark Mills-designed C&C 30: a flush-deck, reverse-sheer sportboat with a wicked-looking sprit and over 610 square feet of working sail.

 


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Racing News

John “Woody” Winning and his six crew aboard Aberdare show their winning form during the Historical 18ft Skiff Australian Championship...


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Destinations

I wasn’t that surprised when the jib car came off in my hand. I had gone forward on Joker, our chartered Beneteau Cyclades 50.5, because my crew wanted the headsail lead adjusted. The wind was light and although a three-foot jib track on a 50-foot boat wasn’t going to have that much impact...


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