In 1980, long-time SAIL magazine contributor Herb Payson published the book Blown Away, a kind of co...
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I had planned a six-day family cruise with my wife and two daughters on Dreamer, our new Catalina 36 Mark II. This was the fourth sailboat I had owned and sailed on Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay, each bigger and more seaworthy than its predecessor. Sailing out of Warwick, Rhode Island, we are fortunate to have some Read More
ICW HotSpot N 30.66 W 81.46 Fernandina Beach is not just at the opposite end of Florida from Miami, it’s about as different from Miami as you can imagine. I’ve yet to see a Maserati or Ferrari on the streets of Fernandina, but what the city lacks in glitz and glamour is more than made Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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