ManOverboard:Practice Techniques

by Martin van Breems, Posted April 30, 2015

Practice and master a Man Overboard drill so you can get back to and retrieve your crewmate quickly and efficiently


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Cruising Grounds

Birdwatching: a Sailor’s Guide

by Diana Doyle, Posted April 29, 2015

There’s so much to enjoy about birds while afloat. And you’re in an enviable position. Many of these species are never seen by avid land-birders, as many pelagic birds spend their entire lives at sea, only coming ashore briefly to breed on remote islands.


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SAIL's Tip of the Week

by SAIL Editors, Posted April 28, 2015

Are you looking for an easy and economical alternative to the ready-made flush pulls that are used for lifting a cabin sole or a floor hatch? Go to a hardware store or chandlery and get some stainless steel (or brass) carriage bolts


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Boatworks

Ask SAIL: Cabin Insulation

by Don Casey, Posted April 22, 2015

I would like to add some insulation to the cabin sidewalls, because we sail in Maine, where it often gets chilly. Is there a way to do this without developing a future mold problem? 


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Electronics+Navigations

Take the Weather With You

A new star among the constellation of weather apps

 

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Footage of the Race Leaders Rounding Cape Horn

Facnor's flat deck furler on a J/111

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