Electronics+Navigations

Staying in Reach: DeLorme SE Satellite Messenger

by Ben Ellison, Posted August 15, 2014

“Two way” doesn’t just refer to the fact that a DeLorme inReach handheld satellite messenger/tracker lets you text back and forth with people pretty much like a cellphone. I also tested the system shoreside by loaning a sample inReachSE model to friends Doug and Dale Bruce when they went on a cruise to some remote islands south of New Zealand.


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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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Apparel + Accessories

Three Apps for Ocean Protection

by Rachel Kashdan, Posted August 12, 2014

From an app that analyzes your baby’s cry to one that can determine if a watermelon is ripe, there seems to be little an app cannot do. So why not use apps to lend a hand to the planet? Here are three apps that help ocean-lovers do their part to save the seas.  


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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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