Cruising Tips

Furl that Genoa!

by Peter Nielsen, Posted July 10, 2014

There are two reasons for leaving a scrap of genoa unfurled when you’re not sailing.


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Boats

Gunboat 60

by Charles J. Doane, Posted July 10, 2014

Since the company’s inception a dozen or so years ago, Gunboat’s no-holds-barred Morrelli & Melvin-designed boats, with their distinctive angular slab-sided hulls, have become the ultimate objects of desire for a whole generation of multihull sailors. 


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Electronics+Navigations

Torqeedo Torq Trac Smartphone App & Bluetooth Module

by Sail Staff, Posted July 8, 2014

Recent model Torqeedo electric outboards have included nifty little screens showing things like how much power you have left and how much farther you can go before the next recharge. With the help of the company’s new Torq Trac smartphone app


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Boatworks

I recently bought a used Ranger 26, and as far as I know the bottom was painted with Interlux VC 17. The previous owner raced the boat, but I don’t plan to


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Viewpoint: I Support Rebel Heart

by Kate Laird, Posted July 8, 2014

Sailing makes the news when there’s a disaster. The rest of the time, thousands of small boats traverse the oceans in safety, carrying hundreds of families with young children. 


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Facnor's flat deck furler on a J/111

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