Cruising Grounds

Birdwatching: a Sailor’s Guide

by Diana Doyle, Posted April 29, 2015

There’s so much to enjoy about birds while afloat. And you’re in an enviable position. Many of these species are never seen by avid land-birders, as many pelagic birds spend their entire lives at sea, only coming ashore briefly to breed on remote islands.


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Destinations

Five Charter Destinations in the United States

by SAIL Editors, Posted April 6, 2015

You don’t need a passport to enjoy a spectacular sailing vacation. Home is where the boat is...


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Destinations

This is the beginning of one of the country’s—no, the world’s—great cruising grounds, stretching from the tip of Long Island Sound all the way up the Maine coast to the Bay of Fundy.

 

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Comprised of a pair of east and west arms, separated by the Old Mission Peninsula, Grand Traverse Bay measures some 30 miles north to south, from where it opens out onto Lake Michigan down to the town Grand Traverse. Although protected from the swells and occasionally severe storms found out on the open lake, the Bay can still experience some powerful conditions on its own


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Chartering Chesapeake Bay

by Adam Cort, Posted April 6, 2015

Chesapeake Bay is a body of water than can be both intimate and absolutely enormous all at the same time: a cruising ground where you can enjoy a first-class meal one night and rough it on the hook the next, without ever having to sail more than a few miles.


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