Cruising Under Sail

Newport Bermuda Race Nears Start
The 47th edition of the Newport to Bermuda race is now three days away from its June 18 start in Newport, Rhode Island. Follow with the iTrack service.
From Planks to Lams
We don’t have to explain it the way Obi Wan explains The Force to young master Luke, but just the same, everything is tied together. Including traditional boatbuilding and carbon fiber lamination. For today’s take we drop into Thames ...
UPDATE: Teen Sailor Alive And Well
Teen sailor Abby Sunderland found alive and uninjured aboard her crippled sailboat following storms.
BREAKING NEWS: Search On For Solo Teen Sailor
A search is on for Abby Sunderland, the 16-year-old teen sailor trying to solo circumnavigate the globe.
Shaping Boats, and the Industry
Puzzling the problems of the day. Photo by KL Walking through door of the International Yacht Restoration School will likely affect you considerably. Speaking from experience. But I’ll let Jens Lange tell it his way. Jens is a grownup who had ...
FutureSailing: West Coast Wood
Giant, wing-masted trimarans in the America’s Cup, hydrofoilers busting 50 knots in the Med, these innovations open a window onto a gee-whiz future that turns me on. But they don’t answer one question: Will we, or will we not in ...
First Flags First
History often leaves loose ends. I have my own copy of this flag, the Serapis flag, that I like to fly from time to time, and the thought comes to mind on Memorial Day of the years when the Republic, and ...
Sea Fare May — Victoria Allman in the Galley
Editor’s Note — Victoria Allman is the chef aboard a 143-foot megayacht and the author of the recently released “Sea Fare:  A Chef’s Journey Across the Ocean.”  This is the fifth in a series of periodic columns here on OceanLines ...
The Alleged South Channel
Barcarolle on the beach. Photo by Kimball Livingston At the risk of writing about an incident I did not witness— I fear I know all too much, minus the details, about what happened to the Ranger 33 that sailed itself onto China ...
BCDC Loves You, Baby
In San Francisco today, Mayor Gavin Newsom’s office released a resolution passed by the Bay Conservation and Development Commission supporting an America’s Cup match on San Francisco Bay. Wow. This is huge. The Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) is on ...

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