Sailboat Cruising

Whether you’re looking for insights into the best cruising grounds of the East Coast, West Coast, Caribbean or Great Lakes, or the latest in tips and techniques for doing everything aboard from set the anchor to fix your engine, recover a man-overboard victim or trim your sails, our editors and contributors have the answers.

A moment’s inattention leads to near-disaster


A Dangerous Encounter with a Runaway Dinghy

It was 1000 and already the temperature was 80 degrees. There was no wind, and Banderas Bay looked like a glass lake. My husband, Jay, and I had just left Paradise Village Marina in Nuevo Vallarta on our Hardin 45, Cadenza. We were headed to the La Cruz anchorage. They have a marina, too, but Read More

Photos courtesy of Rolex/Danial Forster

Cruising Tips

Do You Know Your Racing Signals?

 A sampling of some of the more common signal flags and what they mean. Take the quiz to test your knowledge!   How to Race Your Cruiser 13 Ways to Make Your Cruiser Faster (and Luckier?) Some Good Races for Beginners July 2015 Read More

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Sailboat Cruising

NB&G 2015: Sunsail Ownership

SUNSAIL Do what you love, sail where you want and own with the best through the Sunsail Ownership Program. Join the worldwide family of satisfied Sunsail owners. As an owners you receive: All mooring fees, professional maintenance and insurance paid by Sunsail Up to 12 weeks of sailing time aboard your yacht No operating expenses Read More

Sailboat Cruising

NB&G 2015: Moorings Yacht Ownership

MOORINGS The Moorings, the world’s premier yacht management and charter company, offers you the opportunity to own your dream yacht without the usual hassles and expenses of conventional ownership. As a Moorings owner, you’ll enjoy: Up to 12 weeks a year on your yacht or a sistership at one of our exotic destinations worldwide. No operating Read More

Sailboat Cruising

NB&G 2015: Tag Yachts

TAG YACHTS Tag Yachts was founded in 2007 and is focussed on high performance sailing catamarans which sail at wind speed from light airs of 5 knots and have exceptional upwind pointing ability similar to performance monohulls. Designed by Greg Young the styling is both classic and innovative. The unique accommodation layouts challenge the norms Read More


Sailboat Cruising

NB&G 2015: Seaward-Hate Yachts

SEAWARD / HAKE YACHTS Hake Yachts has been building uniquely innovative and highly regarded Seaward Sailboats for more than 40 years, and remains at the forefront of the industry today. Founded in 1973 by Nick Hake and located in Stuart, Florida, Seaward Yachts was created on the principles of solid construction melded to modern design Read More

Sailboat Cruising

NB&G 2015: Salona

SALONA Salona Yachts have been built in Croatia since 2001. With several European boat of the year awards and numerous regatta victories in top events around the world, Salona has built its reputation on its passion for excellence in sailboat construction, and as such enjoys a strong market position on four continents. Salona’s production line Read More

Sailboat Cruising

NB&G 2015: Sage Marine

SAGE MARINE Sage Marine builds high-quality pocket cruisers designed by Jerry Montgomery that are ‘SIZED FOR ADVENTURE’. All boats are made of hand laid fiberglass and carbon fiber and proudly made in Colorado, USA. All boats come complete with all necessary sails, running, rigging and a trailer with spare tire. Sage Marine will work with Read More

Sailboat Cruising

NG&B 2015: Rodgers Yacht Sales

RODGERS YACHT SALES In 1979, one of today’s most successful and quality orientated production yards was established in Denmark. During the 1980’s, X-Yachts designed and built winning IOR yachts for World Class Racing. Our success with this market attracted the attention of the cruising market, which was then looking for fast, high quality and comfortable Read More

Sailboat Cruising

NB&G 2015: NEEL Triamarans

NEEL TRIMARANS NEEL Trimarans is designing and building cruising Trimarans. We offer a new and unique concept in cruising: All the sensations of a monohull with the comfort of a multihull (fine helming, exhilarating performance and generous interior volume on single deck layout). NEEL Trimarans team has more than 30 years of experience in the Read More