We cruised by the Strawberry Island Lighthouse in Canada’s North Channel at 7 knots in a brisk 25-knot wind. I was aboard Henk Vanderhulst’s Precision 23, Go Gently, and he, despite his 80 years, was unwilling to risk his reputation for leaving the fleet in his wake.
I watched the video and just sat here giggling, imagining the ride. And then I did it again. Maybe I'm strange, but that's what happens for me at
The boat is designed to excel in light air, and my test sail proved it was up to the task.
Just when a seasoned boat reviewer thinks he’s seen all the possible variations among midsize cruising monohulls, along comes a vessel to jar him out of that notion. The Delphia 37 did that for me. The designer is unknown in America, the factory is in Poland, and the boat is a delight to sail.
On DeckThe deck and cockpit will work nicely for daysailing,
Naval architect Bill Langan wants you to know: "This country needs an enlightened conversation about which rating rules work for what purpose, and why."
Cool, but whenever I write about rating rules, first I take a deep breath, and I say a little prayer . . .
A decision by leading New England clubs to create a 2007-season IRC/PHRF split at PHRF