Industry News and Specials

I like to consider myself something of a professional charter sailor. I’ve booked dozens of vacations under sail for myself and for others, and have read and written numerous articles on making chartering better, smarter, cheaper and more fun. So what could a charter broker possibly tell me that I don’t already know?


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Boatworks

A stitch in time truly saves nine when it comes to diesel maintenance. By taking a few easy steps, you can go a long way toward ensuring that you won't be plagued by engine problems when on passage.


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Boat News

Back to School, Maritime-style in NYC

by Rachel Kashdan, Posted September 9, 2014

When students enroll at The Urban Assembly New York Harbor School on Governor’s Island in Manhattan, 50 percent don’t know how to swim, but by graduation day they’re experienced sailors. That’s just how it goes when you attend a maritime high school.


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Boat Reviews

Boat Review: Bavaria 33

by Adam Cort, Posted September 5, 2014

There are few better places to put a cruising boat through its paces than Antigua, and not just because of the sun and sand. Leave the harbor, and depending on the conditions, you can soon find yourself dealing with big winds and even bigger seas—


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Boats

Best Boats Nominees 2015

by SAIL Editors, Posted August 30, 2014

THere was a Time when the U.S. sailboat industry was largely domestic, and many of the boats that were imported came from the UK and Scandinavia. Not any more. Following the lead of the French, mass-production sailboat builders now span Europe in particular, with many long-established regional builders looking to establish new beachheads on North American shores in the wake of the financial crisis.


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Facnor's flat deck furler on a J/111

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