by JoJo Nielsen, Posted April 14, 2009“I can’t go any higher.”My legs were shaking. My body was pressed to the shrouds. The STV Unicorn seemed to sway and quake beneath me, despite the fact that we were safely tied to the dock in Greenport, Long Island. The first mate, Ms. Baum, peered up at me from the deck, 30 feet below. Tami, another member of the adult crew, was close behind me on the rigging. Her
by Peter Nielsen, Posted May 7, 2014SAIL Magazine's Editor Peter Nielsen offers an opinion on the matter of compulsory lifejacket use...
by Peter Nielsen, Posted February 1, 2012Is it the dandelions he regularly eats, or the well water he drinks at home in Port Clinton, Ohio? Whatever it is, it’s working for Tom Corogan, who at the age of 84 is making his sixth attempt to round Cape Horn—solo
by Contributing Writers, Posted August 4, 2014Whether it’s racing with dad, weekending with a baby or circumnavigating with the whole tribe, these five families are proving that sailing brings them together