Tech Talk

Is Fiber Rigging the Best Choice for a Multihull?

by Tony Bessinger, Posted June 16, 2014

You’re trying to decide the best way to rig your new multihull, or you want to replace the original rigging with something more up-to-date. There are a lot of rigging technologies available these days, but are they affordable and cost-effective? We spoke with two pro riggers in New England to get a handle on the latest and most sensible standing-rigging options


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Boats & Gear

Multi-stage Beach Cat Racing in the Worrell 1000

by John Casey, Posted June 12, 2014

Multi-stage beach cat racing in the Worrell 1000, one of the most grueling sailing events in the world and remains the ultimate rush. A touch of madness is required.


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Racing News

The 14th Annual Offshore/North U Performance Race Week

by Rachel Kashdan, Posted June 11, 2014

Just over a month ago, 44 sailors and 11 coaches gathered for a crash course in racing during the 14th annual Offshore/North U Performance Race Week at South Seas Island Resort on Captiva Island, Florida


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Cruising

When these sailors decided to take on the world, multihulls were their boats of choice. We talked to them about moving aboard, living on board and experiencing fascinating things along the way


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Boat News

The Charles W. Morgan Sails Again

by Rachel Kashdan, Posted June 10, 2014

The Charles W Morgan, the oldest ship in America, takes off on its 38th voyage, visiting towns in New England including New Bedford, the site of its birth over 200 years ago


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Facnor's flat deck furler on a J/111

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