Best Boats

Bavaria 37 has a whole new look for a very capable cruiser with a hull design by Farr, twin helms, reconfigured cabintrunk, and a high-aspect ratio jib


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Columns

How to Save a Flipped Dinghy

by Wally Moran, Posted December 10, 2014

As the silvery bubbles roiled past my eyes following an unexpected breaking wave, I remember thinking: just stay calm and you’ll float to the surface. No big deal here.


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Apparel + Accessories

Real McCoy Spirits: Rum

by SAIL Editors, Posted December 10, 2014

During Prohibition, a rum-runner named Bill McCoy gained a reputation for smuggling such good stuff into the United States that the expression “the real McCoy” became synonymous with quality and authenticity.


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SAIL's Tip of the Week

by SAIL Editors, Posted December 9, 2014

When you get behind the wheel of a sailboat, you normally want to keep the boat sailing in a specific direction. Trouble is, you don’t do this the same way you steer a car down a highway—by turning the wheel one way and then the other to keep to the middle of the road.


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Cruising Grounds

Cruising: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

by Paul Franson, Posted December 9, 2014

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, isn’t just a destination for resort-based tourists. It’s also a great place for cruisers and an ideal base from which to explore the Pacific Coast of Mexico.


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Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing’s Adil Khalid on his Second VOR

Facnor's flat deck furler on a J/111

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