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thedodo.com - Stephen Messenger
The other day, Joshua Phillips was riding aboard a boat on Puget Sound off the coast of Washington when he spotted something unexpected — a pair of …
An in-boom furling system will literally change the way you sail. Sure, it’s a big-ticket item, but the investment will pay handsomely with increased …
Robb Report - Julia Zaltzman
Serene cruising at its best. Imagine a yacht that makes no noise. A silent cruiser that glides through water. Powered by the sun, the Silent 55 does …
Sailing World - By Erik Shampain
After a successful day of one-design racing I’m often asked: “What base numbers do you use?” and “What were your rig settings today?” These are valid …
USA TODAY - Morgan Hines
"When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors!" the Boston/Norton, Massachusetts, branch of the National Weather Service said in the caption of a retweeted video from @WeatherNation that shows a boat being hit by lightning.
Cruising World - By Eben Horton
There comes a time in every sailor’s life when they are ready to purchase their first serious boat. A first boat should be able to teach you about …
Boating Magazine - By Kevin Falvey
If emails to the editor and anecdotal information from boatbuilders and boat dealers is any indication, a substantial number of boaters express …
Sailing World - By David Flynn
When it comes to headsail handling, size plays a big role. David Flynn talks about optimizing your sail plan for the most effective and efficient …
fee.org - Brittany Hunter
American software developer Chad Elwartowski and his Thai girlfriend Supranee Thepdet made history earlier this year when they abandoned their …
Cruising World - By Cap'n Fatty Goodlander
Cap'n Fatty finally sees the value in having a little help with weather routing at sea.
Arguably, one of the most important pieces of kit onboard your boat is a mooring line; it's all well and good having a great boat, but if you can't …
As Venezuela's economy collapses, a tide of lawlessness is spreading to the nearby island of Trinidad. Its fishermen now live in fear of Venezuelan pirates, discovers Colin Freeman, while Venezuelan smugglers
Cruising World - By Mark Pillsbury
The Discovery 58 comes well stocked with the tools and toys you need to get from here to there.
Cruising World - By Ed Sherman
What's new in DC to AC electric inverters and how to choose on for your sailboat.
Cruising World - By John Rousmaniere
After six decades of sailing, a veteran voyager comes to the realization that the most prudent thing to do is to leave the blue water sailing to the …
Cruising World - By Alvah Simon
By considering all the things that can go wrong at sea — and devising solid strategies to address them — we can be prepared for nearly every …
Financial Times - David Smith
At parties, I love it when people ask me: “What do you do for a living?” I am a commercial skipper, delivering yachts around the world. Yet 10 years ago, this was an industry I didn’t even know existed.
Cruising World - By Joanna Hutchinson
After losing the rig on their classic yawl, this couple devises a jury rig and makes it safely to the Azores.
ctvnews.ca - CTVNews.ca Staff, with a report from CTV Vancouver Island’s Christina Stevens
For one B.C. couple, all it took was “small moments of boldness” to give up their jobs and their home to sail around the world. The idea of sailing …
sailmagazine.com - Dick Everett
If boats surge forward at anchor in rough weather, large side loads can be imposed on their stemhead rollers. Weak side cheeks can bend, but a nut …
Cruising World - By Ellen Massey Leonard
The author preps her boat for winter in Alaska by protecting against wind-induced risks, caring for the engine, keeping the batteries happy and …
Size, capacity and installation location are just a few things to consider before adding a generator to a cruising sailboat.
Outside Magazine - Ali Carr Troxell
My father’s e-mail didn’t make much sense, but he seemed to be saying that pirates had boarded his boat. “Being kidnappedby filmcompany Deep south blackcult took over steering,” it read. “Ship disabled.”
Cruising World - By Tom Zydler
For three days in the fall of 1834, dense fog made it impossible to shoot the sun at midday. The navigator of the ship Margaret, bound for Canada from …
manofmany.com - Man of Many, 14 Oct 2018
A Swedish company called Solar Impact is making a mark in the ocean cruiser world with their yacht. The yacht, which is still yet to be built, is …