Destinations

Chartering in Southern Croatia

by John Robison IV, Posted March 16, 2015

Our starting point had been The Moorings base in Marina Agana, about 20 miles south of Split, the largest city in Dalmatia. A few days after that we had left the beautiful chaos of bustling Hvar harbor to strike out for more isolated anchorages. It was late August, the end of high season in Croatia. 


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Columns

45 Years of Sailing

by Peter Nielsen, Posted March 2, 2015

On SAIL’s 45th anniversary, we look back at 45 inventions, developments and refinements that changed the way we sail. The year is 1970. Richard Nixon is in the White House. Men wear long sideburns, oversized sunglasses, medallions, velour shirts and platform shoes—


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Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image Awards Celebrate Sailboat Racing

by SAIL Editors, Posted February 9, 2015

Yachting photographers from all over the world submit photographs to the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image contest for a chance to win one of two prizes—the main Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award


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Cruising Grounds

The warnings are ubiquitous. On the plaque in the Tobermory distillery that declares: “Today’s rain is tomorrow’s whiskey.” 

 

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Cruising

Whales and Sails

by Rachel Kashdan, Posted January 23, 2015

Although there’s nothing quite like spotting a whale at sea to make a sailor’s day, the relationship between whales and sailors has long been a checkered one, to say the least.


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