Cruising

Multihull Sailors at Home on the Water

by Contributing Writers, Posted January 5, 2015

When these sailors decided to move aboard and explore the world, they did so on a multihull. Here’s an inside look on their decision to live aboard and the adventures they’ve had along the way...


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Boat Reviews

Coming hot on the heels of Dufour's Grand Large 500, the new 560 incorporates many of the innovations pioneered by her smaller sibling. Despite it's impressive LOA, the 560 is also a surprisingly nimble boat that is well-configured for short-handed sailing.


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Racing News

It’s not every day that you hear about philanthropists donating handsomely to the sport of sailing, but that’s exactly what happened recently in Galveston, Texas, where an (intentionally) anonymous family donated funds to build the brand-new Galveston Community Sailing Center (GCSC).


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Boatworks

Bilge pumps live in a hostile environment. On most boats they sit in at least a little saltwater and are expected to uncomplainingly pump water that may be contaminated with all sorts of detritus.


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Expert Advice

What to Ask During a Charter Checkout

by Raymond L. Harris, Posted December 23, 2014

During my 30 years of chartering, I have learned that all charter companies want their guests to have a great experience and that most go out of their way to ensure it happens.


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Facnor's flat deck furler on a J/111

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