Cruising Grounds

Great Inagua Island

by Ellen Massey Leonard, Posted April 15, 2014

A hidden gem in the southeast Bahamian chain...
 


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Racing

Remember learning that the basic motions of a boat are roll, pitch and yaw? Now add “heave,” the nautical engineering term for the lift of a hydrofoil, or “foil,” as we seem destined to call them.


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Destinations

I wasn’t that surprised when the jib car came off in my hand. I had gone forward on Joker, our chartered Beneteau Cyclades 50.5, because my crew wanted the headsail lead adjusted. The wind was light and although a three-foot jib track on a 50-foot boat wasn’t going to have that much impact...


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Cruising

Six charter destinations that are great for exploring on two hulls


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Destinations

For sailors living in the northern United States, summer is the season to stay local and enjoy the precious few months of good weather. But every now and again, it’s good to branch out, book a flight and seek other adventures. 


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