Whale Watch

by Sail Staff, Posted March 28, 2005
By Amy Ullrich

Southeast Alaska enjoys about 18 hours of daylightat the summer solstice, stretching time so that this12-day cruise at the end of June aboard Maple Leafseems like the activity equivalent of weeks.Nonetheless, my body stays resolutely on its EastCoast schedule; I occasionally fall asleep over my plate indaylight that is still fading at dinnertime and rise with the


Going for a record in Nevada

by Sail Staff, Posted March 24, 2005

More Daysailers

by Sail Staff, Posted March 23, 2005
In "Daysailers to Die For" (April SAIL), SAIL editors celebrate small-boat sailing by taking a close look at the expanding daysailer market. We sailed eleven great small boats: Alerion Express 28, Aeries Pond 18 Daysailer, Bongo, Harbor 20, Hunter 216, JS 9000, Melonseed, Norse Boat 17.5, Pisces 21, Tofinou, and Vanguard Nomad.

The following is an extended list of daysailers in the popular


Dueling Rules

by Sail Staff, Posted March 18, 2005
Yes, IRC how has a firm footing in the U.S., but don't think you've heard the last of Americap. This home-grown, mid-level rule's proponents argue that it was making slow, steady progress even without effective marketing on the part of US Sailing, and they have formed a nonprofit they hope will take over development, promotion, and race management training.

Administration stays with US


The Luckiest Sailor in the World?

by Sail Staff, Posted March 10, 2005
Is Tony Bullimore the luckiest man in sailing? It will take another 10,000 miles to find out.

When four boats left Doha, Qatar on February 5, racing around the world for prize money in the Oryx Quest, Bullimore's catamaran Daedalus was the odd duck of the fleet. The boat was once-fast, along about 13 years and umpteen name changes ago, when it was known as ENZA. It's still

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