Boatworks

Is your boat set to launch? It’s all too easy to overlook things in the spring rush. This checklist should jog your memory.


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Racing

Frosbite sailors endure the bitter cold, blizzard conditions, icy decks and frozen lines—here's why racing in the winter is worth it.


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Apparel + Accessories

Gill's OS22 Offshore Jacket

by SAIL Editors, Posted March 25, 2014

Gill’s OS22 offshore jacket is built from the company’s proprietary 3Dot laminated fabric, which includes a dedicated hydrophilic-coated layer to transport moisture away from the skin, while maintaining waterproofness and breathability.


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Cruiser

Tested: Bavaria Vision 42

by Adam Cort, Posted March 24, 2014

Not only is Bavaria Yachtbau one of the world’s largest boatbuilders, it has got to be one of the hardest working. When it came time to begin work on what would become its new Vision line, the company didn’t just sit around and brainstorm what it thought its customers would like. Instead it went out and spoke to the customers themselves—hundreds of them—to find out what they thought worked (and didn’t work) on a cruising boat.


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Apparel + Accessories

Zhik ZK Seaboot

by SAIL Editors, Posted March 20, 2014

Zhik’s brand-new ZK Seaboot represents not just a new look, but an entirely new approach to high-tech offshore boot design. Specifically, Australia-based Zhik


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Facnor's flat deck furler on a J/111

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