Boat Reviews

Beneteau Oceanis 55

by Adam Cort, Posted April 23, 2014

 

Boat Review: Beneteau Oceanis 55. Could a design this stylish and comfortable also be a good sea boat?


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Sails+Rigging

Few sailors look forward to climbing the mast, but inevitably there comes a time when it’s necessary to make repairs aloft. Bosun’s chairs are the method of choice, but you need...


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SAIL's Tip of the Week

by SAIL Editors, Posted April 22, 2014

When maneuvering under mailsail alone, don’t expect your boat to sail properly upwind with the sheet trimmed in hard. You do this when flying a genoa to avoid backwinding the main...


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Columns

Viewpoint: 5 Lessons My Kids Learned from Cruising

by Owen Caddy, Posted April 21, 2014

When I asked my daughter, Tamsyn, 10, what she and her brother, Griffyn, 7, had learned while sailing aboard Madrona, our Tayana 37, she cited some obvious things, like becoming a better swimmer and learning about marine life by observing it firsthand...


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Cruising

Interior Design in a Boat Doesn't Have to be Nautical

by Cindy Wallach, Posted April 21, 2014

Just Say No to “Nautical” And other interior design tricks to transform your multihull into a more livable space.


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Facnor's flat deck furler on a J/111

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