SAIL's Tip of the Week

by SAIL Editors, Posted August 19, 2014

We all hope the lookouts on those huge container ships will see our little sailboats in rain, mist, and low light. Should we find ourselves in trouble, we pray that our rescuers will be able to make us out in the breaking waves...


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Cruising

Each fall, many East Coast sailors make the pilgrimage south to warmer waters along one of two well-known paths: offshore direct to the islands, or inshore via the Intracoastal Waterway. 


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Cruising

How and why one sailor went from bluewater cruiser to creek crawler


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Gear

Whether you’re revving up for the start of a race or cruising the coast, having a reliable watch aboard is a must. Thanks to the latest in digital technology, today’s sailing watches offer more features than ever before...


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Kimball Livingston

Maybe it means something that 20 percent of the 2014 Pacific Cup fleet is sailing doublehanded. Maybe it means something that the biggest annual race on San Francisco Bay is a goofy winter event for one- and two-person crews.


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Facnor's flat deck furler on a J/111

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