Everything Else

Years in the making, the new Tusk from renowned knife-maker Spyderco takes sailing-knife design to a point where engineering truly becomes art. Where to begin?


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Everything Else

Boye’s Cobalt Folding Knife is ideal for “harsh, humid and wet environments,” and is a great overall knife that can be easily handled and maintained. 


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Boatworks

Ask Sail: the Best of August

by Contributing Writers, Posted August 26, 2014

Every month, SAIL gives its readers the opportunity to interact directly with sailing experts regarding sails, maintenance, electronics, systems and more. Check out our questions and answers from the August issue and feel free to send in some questions of your own. 


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Profiles

Sailing in Home Waters

by Contributing Writers, Posted August 26, 2014

Admit it: there’s something unbeatable about sailing in your home waters. You know every tidal pattern, every obscured rock and every fluky habit of the wind. You could navigate with your eyes closed, though you’d never close your eyes, for fear of missing out on the scenery.


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Cruiser

Boat Review: Hanse 575

by David Schmidt, Posted August 25, 2014

One of the joys of living in the Pacific Northwest is that you can sail year-round—provided, of course, that you’ve got the right boat. As I approached the Hanse 575 Crescent Wave at Port Sidney Marina in Sidney, British Columbia, I noticed three things


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SAIL Magazine and the Boston Sailing Center come together to teach the rolling hitch, an essential sailing knot that is most often used to release an override on a winch

Facnor's flat deck furler on a J/111

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