Boatworks

There's the Rub

by Brian Hancock, Posted January 5, 2012

Because friction makes you work harder and harms your boat’s performance, it pays to take a long, hard look around your boat to see where and how you can make it function as smoothly as possible.


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Cruising

It used to be that sailors looking to keep their boats moving in light air had fairly limited options. A big overlapping genoa flown from a fixed headstay was the weapon of choice when trying to get upwind in a zephyr. Turning downwind, it was a question of setting a balky hard-to-handle symmetric spinnaker on a pole.


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Florida

A Cruise to Treasure

by Bob Burgess, Posted December 20, 2011

Small-boat sailors strike it rich in the Marquesas


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Inshore Racing

Maureen McKinnon-Tucker: Don't Stop Me Now

by Sarah Eberspacher, Posted December 20, 2011

The intrepid sailor Maureen McKinnon-Tucker and her inspiring story


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Inshore Racing

Winter Sailing: Adventures in Iceboating

by Sail Staff, Posted December 13, 2011

Ever wondered what it takes to get into iceboating? Turns out its main requirement is a unique mindset.


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