Boat Reviews

Perini Navi 184

by Sail Staff, Posted January 16, 2006
Ron Holland and the Perini Navi in-house architectural team are working together on this latest project, which has a launch date of spring 2008. The aluminum yacht will have a 233-foot aluminum mast with carbon-fiber spreaders, a carbon boom with in-boom furling, plus 12 captive winches to handle its 31,000 square feet of sail area.

The owner’s cabin will be spacious, extending across the


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Boat Reviews

Alden 55

by Sail Staff, Posted January 16, 2006
Designer Bill Cook has teamed up with Alden Yachts to create this semi-custom center-cockpit yacht with a 44-foot, 5-inch waterline and a 15-foot, 8-inch beam. Construction will be in epoxy with a balsa core. With tooling completed and hull number 1 well under way Cook also has drawn up plans for aft-cockpit and pilothouse versions; the latter will come with a well-appointed inside steering
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Boatworks

AND THE WINNER IS...

by Sail Staff, Posted January 16, 2006

With over 350 entries, choosing a winner for the BoatWorks Bailout contest was no small feat. So many deserving owners, so many ailing boats—only one lucky recipient. In the end, the prize goes to John and Le Ann Smith of Rhode Island. Their Ericson 34 will undergo a thorough restoration over the coming months that you can follow in future issues of BoatWorks magazine.


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Gear and Reviews

Gear at the 1500

by Sail Staff, Posted January 9, 2006
The Caribbean 1500 was a success in 2005. It seems like everyone had a great time, and for the most part, everyone was safe and happy. If you’ve been wondering how everyone else survived, here’s your chance. SAIL sent out a survey to participants after the cruise in order to get a feel for what type of equipment was used and whether or not it worked well. The results are in, and it looks like
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One for the Women

by Sail Staff, Posted January 9, 2006
Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club Corona del Mar, CAFebruary 4, 2006In 1972, with eighteen months of sailing under her belt, Gail Hine had a monumental task ahead of her when she decided to start a program to teach women to sail. Her determination left her with the creation of WISP (Women’s Instructional Sailing Program). That summer, she ran three seminars, including a beginner,
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