SAIL 2017: Reader’s Photographs

Sail Racing

A Steel Schooner, a Scratch Crew and a Classic Race

Tom Cunliffe sails his Mason 44 in the North Atlantic and Baltic. He is the author of many books, including the recently published The Complete Ocean Skipper. Read Schoonermen in the Caribbean 600 here June 2017 Previous Next 1 of 33 Steel schooner A young sailor goes aloft to free a snagged line The “Nipper” Read More

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Cruising

Exploring Thailand’s Andaman Sea —Slide Show

Five Farangs in Thailand A motley crew explores Thailand’s fabled Andaman Sea on a charter catamaran Read Paul Gelder’s full story HERE. Previous Next 1 of 33 Steel schooner A young sailor goes aloft to free a snagged line The “Nipper” signals from the end of the bowsprit to the rest of the crew tending lines aft during Read More

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Lifestyle

Jeff Hartjoy Continues his Record-setting Voyage—Slideshow

With Cape Horn in his wake, he’s heading for the tip of South Africa. February 2017 Previous Next 1 of 33 Steel schooner A young sailor goes aloft to free a snagged line The “Nipper” signals from the end of the bowsprit to the rest of the crew tending lines aft during the pre-start Eleonora Read More

Guna men make their way through the village in a large dugout canoe also known as an “ulu”

Destinations

Cruising: Panama’s San Blas Islands—Slide Show

If you’ve ever dreamed of anchoring behind a reef with palm-fringed island lined with white sandy beaches and crystal clear water, you may have been dreaming of Panama’s San Blas Islands. Read about Panama’s San Blas Islands here… January 2017 Previous Next 1 of 33 Steel schooner A young sailor goes aloft to free a snagged Read More

Sail Racing

A Stormy 2016 Chicago-Mac Race—slideshow

Endeavour to Persevere! Lessons learned during the stormy 2016 Chicago-Mac Race Ed Note: special thanks to Chief Dan George for the headline Previous Next 1 of 33 Steel schooner A young sailor goes aloft to free a snagged line The “Nipper” signals from the end of the bowsprit to the rest of the crew tending lines Read More

Winter Island in Salem, Massachusetts a social celebration to honor those who completed the Sail Salem basic and intermediate sailing

Lifestyle

SAIL’s Readers Photos: Fall 2016

Are you out there sailing, cruising and living the sailing life? If so, we’d love to see it. Send your sailing photos to sailmail@sailmagazine.com for a chance to have your sailing memory featured in SAIL Magazine. Here are a few pictures from our readers of their latest cruising adventures. Previous Next 1 of 33 Steel Read More

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Best Boats

SAIL’s Best Boats 2017—Slideshow

The Best Boats Class of 2017 might appear staid to some given the many radical innovations the boatbuilding industry has introduced of late, a kind of Thermidorian reaction, a la the French Revolution, following a period of red-hot experimentation. What’s that, you say? You mean to tell me there are no lifting foils on this Read More