Racing News

The hype surrounding the recent America’s Cup would have you believe that to go foiling in a catamaran requires a Herculean effort, but this is not the case. On the AC72s the monumental crew workout we all witnessed was required to maintain pressure in the hydraulics controlling the foils and the wing.


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Apparel + Accessories

Optimum Time OS315 Watch

by SAIL Editors, Posted July 10, 2014

Ocean Racing’s Optimum Time OS315 sailing watch remains a classic with its oversized, easy-to-read digits.


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Cruising Tips

Furl that Genoa!

by Peter Nielsen, Posted July 10, 2014

There are two reasons for leaving a scrap of genoa unfurled when you’re not sailing.


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Boats

Gunboat 60

by Charles J. Doane, Posted July 10, 2014

Since the company’s inception a dozen or so years ago, Gunboat’s no-holds-barred Morrelli & Melvin-designed boats, with their distinctive angular slab-sided hulls, have become the ultimate objects of desire for a whole generation of multihull sailors. 


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Electronics+Navigations

Torqeedo Torq Trac Smartphone App & Bluetooth Module

by Sail Staff, Posted July 8, 2014

Recent model Torqeedo electric outboards have included nifty little screens showing things like how much power you have left and how much farther you can go before the next recharge. With the help of the company’s new Torq Trac smartphone app


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Facnor's flat deck furler on a J/111

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