by Sail Staff, Posted November 21, 2011Among this year’s 2012 Best Boats Award winners are a cat with two cockpits, another cat with two tillers, a variable-displacement daysailer and a pair of red-hot raceboats. Clearly it takes more than a little bad economic news to keep the boatbuilding industry down!
by Peter Nielsen, Posted October 11, 2012You’re about to read a sneak preview of a sharp-looking new performance cruiser from Island Packet. Yes, you read it right—that Island Packet, the one renowned for tough, long-keeled, bluewater cruising yachts.
by Adam Cort, Posted April 4, 2014US Watercraft, the Rhode Island-based boatbuilder—which also manufacturers Alerions and a variety of models for J/Boats—purchased C&C Yachts, and promptly unveiled the hot-looking Mark Mills-designed C&C 30: a flush-deck, reverse-sheer sportboat with a wicked-looking sprit and over 610 square feet of working sail.
Wounded Warriors Project. The Annual Cancer Regatta Pro-Am, a charitable summer race that ran from 1993-1999 in the Buzzards Bay area, inspired the new regatta.
by Peter Nielsen, Posted November 8, 2012hese days, it’s becoming rare for a production boat—no matter how good it is—to survive more than a few seasons before falling victim to the perceived demands of the market for newer, fresher, ever more modern styling.