by SAIL Editors, Posted March 19, 2015Don’t be fooled, there is most definitely and right and wrong way to secure a line to a cleat, and leave it to the Boston Sailing Center’s Francois Asselin to know the difference between the two!
by Nate Bayreuther, Posted February 4, 2015Planning a rendezvous can be a heck of a lot of fun, and it can be an extremely rewarding experience for all who attend. It can also be a headache if it’s not planned properly.
by Andy Schell, Posted November 10, 2014During a recent conversation with retired Coast Guard rescue swimmer Mario Vittone, I asked for his take on safety equipment for sailing offshore, and he responded with an answer I’d never heard before.
by Cindy Wallach, Posted July 28, 2014Sailors have always been a self-reliant bunch. Now, here are two tips for producing and preserving your own provisions on board
by Chris and Anne-Marie Fox, Posted July 2, 2014Is the water potable? How’s the holding? Where’s the nearest chandlery? These are no longer the first questions posed by cruisers arriving in a new port. Nowadays, our first questions revolve around a more crucial topic: the Internet!
by Paul Jensen, Posted May 15, 2014A hot July day on Galveston Bay with partly cloudy skies and a southeasterly wind was ideal for a sail, a picnic and a swim. Sailing upwind to the remote Redfish Island and then the Houston Ship Channel was where the afternoon sail turned perilous…