Volvo Ocean Race

While it may still be too early to say anything about the race having been broken wide open, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing’s Azzam is now clearly the team to beat in the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race, following a decisive victory in Leg 5.


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Books+Media

Gear Review: NYNE Aqua Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker

by SAIL Editors, Posted April 7, 2015

The NYNE Aqua portable waterproof Bluetooth speaker is a great addition to your boat’s musical arsenal. The speaker has a 33ft Bluetooth connectivity range, so you can stream music from your smartphone


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Racing

Ronstan Constrictor Rope Clutches

by SAIL Editors, Posted April 7, 2015

the C&C 30 design team decided to employ a pair of narrow, Ronstan Constrictor rope clutches, which use a tubular fabric “sock” (think Chinese finger cuffs), as opposed metal teeth to secure the line. 


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Boatworks

European builders caught on early to the anchoring needs of cruisers, but one issue with older U.S.-built sailboats is the lack of dedicated anchoring systems. 


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Destinations

Five Charter Destinations in the United States

by SAIL Editors, Posted April 6, 2015

You don’t need a passport to enjoy a spectacular sailing vacation. Home is where the boat is...


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Footage of the Race Leaders Rounding Cape Horn

Facnor's flat deck furler on a J/111

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