Apparel + Accessories

West Marine Digital Tide Watch

by Sail Staff, Posted July 18, 2014

West Marine’s Digital Tide Watch not only displays both high and low tides, it also includes a tide prediction function presented in the form of a digital, easy-to-understand graph.


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Apparel + Accessories

Gill Race Watch

by SAIL Editors, Posted July 16, 2014

Straightforward and reliable, the Gill Race Watch is exactly what sailors expect in a quality watch. Made of carbon-reinforced ABS plastic, it’s durable and water resistant to a depth of 98 feet


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Racing News

AC35 Hopefuls Duke it Out in the Extreme Sailing Series

by SAIL Editors, Posted July 12, 2014

While the powers that be are proving frustratingly slow at deciding on a regatta format or final boat design for the 35th America’s Cup, the sailors themselves have been plenty busy fanning out across the globe in search of additional multihull racing experience.


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Racing News

The hype surrounding the recent America’s Cup would have you believe that to go foiling in a catamaran requires a Herculean effort, but this is not the case. On the AC72s the monumental crew workout we all witnessed was required to maintain pressure in the hydraulics controlling the foils and the wing.


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Cruising Tips

Furl that Genoa!

by Peter Nielsen, Posted July 10, 2014

There are two reasons for leaving a scrap of genoa unfurled when you’re not sailing.


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