Great Coastal Cruises

Mooring Made Easy

by Meredith Laitos, Posted January 1, 2012

For sailors accustomed to docking or mooring their monohulls at home, securing a charter cat to a Caribbean mooring can be a confusing endeavor. Here’s a step-by-step to guide you.


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Winging It

by Peter Nielsen, Posted December 19, 2011

 
By now you’ve all seen plenty of photos of the AC45 wingsails in action, but do you know how they’re built? Peter Nielsen paid a visit to the manufacturers, Core Builders Composites, in Warkworth, New Zealand, to find what goes into one of these featherweight rigs.


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The Chesapeake Way

by Meredith Laitos, Posted October 31, 2011

A weeklong charter in spring on the Chesapeake reveals the quiet nature of the Eastern Shore, with its great cuisine, shallow waters and welcoming marinas


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It’s fall, and boat show season is upon us. It kicked off on the East Coast with the Newport International Boat Show, in France with the Grand Pavois de La Rochelle, and in England with the Southampton Boat Show. A jetlagged Peter Nielsen visited all three in one week. Here’s what he saw…


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Panerai Corinthian Classic Photo Gallery

by Sail Staff, Posted October 26, 2011

Shots from Panerai-sponsored Corinthian Classic Yacht Regatta


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