Boatworks

I’m in the process of ordering sails for a 40-foot cruising boat. I’m looking for good performance, but I’m not racing. I’ve heard conflicting views on short vs. full battens in a mainsail. 


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Boatworks

Ask SAIL: Scrub or Paint?

by Gordon West, Posted April 25, 2014

I plan to haul out soon, and I am at a port where they let me work on the hull myself. Should I leave my underwater depthsounder transducer scrubbed clean...


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Boat Reviews

Boat Review: Archambault 27

by Adam Cort, Posted April 24, 2014

The French-built Archambault 27, with its blunt ends, retractable sprit, wide-open racing cockpit and hiking wings, is very much the kind of a boat that stands out in a crowd...


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Cruising News

In 2012, Matt Rutherford became the first person to sail singlehanded nonstop around the Americas. Then in 2013, he and former NOAA researcher Nicole Trenholm began the Ocean Research Project


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Boat Reviews

Beneteau Oceanis 55

by Adam Cort, Posted April 23, 2014

 

Boat Review: Beneteau Oceanis 55. Could a design this stylish and comfortable also be a good sea boat?


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Facnor's flat deck furler on a J/111

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