Work For SAIL

by Sail Staff, Posted April 28, 2004
Here's a rare opportunity to join the staff of SAIL Magazine.
     We're looking for a Senior Editor. You'll need to be an experienced and active sailor and writer with a genuine interest in technology and a comprehensive knowledge of sailboat construction and systems. You'll need to be able to explain complex subjects in an engaging and readable manner, and you'll

Juggling Priorities

by Sail Staff, Posted April 20, 2004
Name any mistake that could be made when working on a boat, and if I haven't made it myself, I'll know someone who has. Between my extensive (and often expensive) hands-on research and the number of "if-only-I'd-done-it-the-other-way" stories I've listened to, I have learned more than I ever wanted to know about the things that make refitting or upgrading a boat either a dream project or a

Boating Writers International 2003 Awards

by Sail Staff, Posted March 22, 2004
"High-Wire Act," by Bill Springer, SAIL Senior Editor. First place in Seamanship category

"The Taming of the Cat," by James Jermain, SAIL Contributor. Second place in Technical Writing category.

"The Third Way," by Ben Ellison, SAIL Contributing Editor. Second place in Electronics


Displacement worksheet

by Sail Staff, Posted March 19, 2004
Cruising guru Nigel Calder offers a formula for calculating what your boat really weighs when it's all loaded up and ready to sail. Use the worksheet to accurately predict your boat's
Expert Advice

The Perils of Towing

by Sail Staff, Posted November 14, 2003
Bill Springer discussed the difference between towing and salvage in the July 2003 SAIL. For more information log on to the following sites.


Membership provides:24-hour/7 day-a-week dispatch, Unlimited service area towing, Soft ungrounding assistance, Fuel drops, Jump starts, Prop disentanglements, Reimbursed world-wide/out of service area coverage, Optional trailer assistance.

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