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Having the right kind of gear aboard a sailboat is essential, not only to its performance, but the safety of the crew. With this in mind, SAIL not only reviews a wide variety of equipment, including foul weather gear, life jackets, sails, rope, electronics, paints and spars, but recognizes the very best of the best every year through its Pittman Innovation Awards.
One of the best parts of arriving in a new port of call is the opportunity to go exploring—whether you’re looking for a place to get some food and drink, a secluded beach where you can kick back or somewhere to provision for the next leg of your journey. And what better way to do all that than by bicycle? But bikes are big, and space onboard is limited. Enter the folding bike—the cruiser’s best friend. Here is a selection of functional folding bikes. Grab one and stow it onboard for your next cruise. You’ll be glad you did. Read More
The NYNE Aqua portable waterproof Bluetooth speaker is a great addition to your boat’s musical arsenal. The speaker has a 33ft Bluetooth connectivity range, so you can stream music from your smartphone Read More
The 28th ARC (Atlantic Rally for Cruisers) finished up in St. Lucia in mid December, and a stroll around the docks at the IGY Rodney Bay Marina yielded some interesting sights. Not least among them was the number of general-purpose production cruisers that weren’t specifically built or marketed as ocean boats Read More
The Gocycle G2 folding electric bike may be the most advanced folding bike you can stow onboard. The bike has an LED “dashboard” built into the handlebars that tells you your speed, what gear you’re in and the amount of battery life left in the motor. Read More
The Mariner D7 from Dahon is a commuter bike with an urban design, ready to eat up the pavement as you head out from the boat. The 7-speed cruiser has 20in wheels and features a rack over the back tire Read More
If you like making things your own, then you’ll want to check out the offerings from the folks at British bike builder Brompton. These guys make the cycle version of a bespoke Saville Row suit Read More