Cruising Under Sail

Polaris Low on Horizon
What could be finer than to wake up at Les Voiles de St. Barth (good mawnin’ tradewinds!) and find on top of my inbox a note from the Mayor’s office a few thousand miles away in San Francisco, advising that ...
Diesel Delivered to You at Anchor
Passing through Miami or Fort Lauderdale and need fuel? How about having it delivered to you at anchor by Peterson Fuel Delivery. They’ve been doing it for almost ten years but I didn’t know about it until Jeff and Karen ...
Second Great Technique for Dinghy Anchoring
Our recent piece by Jeff Siegel of ActiveCaptain about a novel dinghy anchoring technique stimulated quite a bit of discussion from readers and we even heard about another, possibly even better, technique from John Marshall, owner of the Nordhavn 55 ...
Ticket to Ride, But—
The view from next door. © Clipper Ventures Donna Womble was very clear on her reasons when she signed up for leg six of the Clipper Round the World race. She was a lifelong sailor, she wanted some sea time, it ...
Sea Fare March — 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 third in a series of periodic columns here on OceanLines ...
24.6 Knots Around the World
Fair to say, many a lifelong sailor has never experienced 24 knots on a boat. Also fair to say, it takes a lot of 30-plus to turn out an average like that while logging 28,523 miles. On a new circumnavigation ...
Groupama Coming, Plastiki Going
How crazy are the French about long distance adventure sailing? Crazy enough that photographer Yvan Zedda could get a plane ride and a picture to be captioned thus: Flyby of the maxi trimaran Groupama 3 to the NE ...
Blackberry Weather App for Coastal Cruisers
Mobile Mariner LLC has announced the official launch of the Mobile Mariner™ for the Blackberry® smartphone, which will provide NOAA marine weather forecasts, tide information and life weather conditions for the coastal United States, including the Great Lakes. More upcoming ...
KVH Offers Rebates on Smaller SAT TV Antennae
KVH Industries said today that it will offer rebates up to $200 through the end of April on its TracVision M1 and M3 satellite TV systems.  The M1 and M3 systems are typically used on smaller boats, although the M3DX ...
Women Learning About Canal Cruising With Sea Sense
Sea Sense, the St. Petersburg, Florida-based sailing and powerboating school for women, is offering a new international class on Ireland’s Shannon River and canals. Every year, the company offers a different international course, with previous locations including various Caribbean locales, ...

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