Cruiser

Our choice for Best Multihull Flagship in SAIL’s 2014 Best Boats program, the Fountaine Pajot Victoria 67 is a big catamaran from an established builder that puts some significant technological advances into a time-proven hull and interior.


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Electronics+Navigations

Sailboats can be remarkably noisy when it comes time to dock or anchor. The wind, the rumble of the auxiliary, the chatter of the windlass: all these things and more can make it surprisingly hard to hear what the person at the other end of even a smaller boat is saying. 


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Sails+Rigging

Racers can trim yet more weight off their masts and booms with Harken’s new Carbo Pivoting Lead Blocks: high-strength, glass-reinforced composite blocks that are up to 25 percent lighter than the stainless classic versions they replace. 


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Apparel + Accessories

Hugo Boss Sunglasses

by Adam Cort, Posted October 18, 2014

What better way to channel the look of Alex Thomson’s distinctive black-and-silver Hugo Boss-sponsored Open 60 Vendée Globe boat than with a pair of super-cool Hugo Boss shades?


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Electronics+Navigations

Watt & Sea Hydrogenerators

by Adam Cort, Posted October 18, 2014

Over the years, Watt&Sea hydrogenerators have steadily evolved to the point where they are no longer used exclusively by grand prix offshore racers, but are also found aboard a growing number of cruising boats. 


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Facnor's flat deck furler on a J/111

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