Sailboats

FLYING YACHT: Or Is It a Gnat?
  This thing sure does look a bit bug-like, doesn't it??? No need to get out the Raid, however. Tis but a figment in the imagination of one Yelken Octuri, a French designer whose day job is color-coordinating plane interiors for ...
CASCO BAY CRUISE: Cliff Island
I stopped in for the night at Cliff Island on my way back from Malaga during my Mini Solo Cruise, and we stopped there again during a family weekend on the boat soon afterwards. I first checked it out just ...
LAURA DEKKER: Sneaking Out of Gib
  It seems the sailing world's latest child circumnavigator, Laura Dekker, age 14, confounded hovering media vultures over the weekend by suddenly appearing in Gibraltar, then leaving again in secret to set out alone on her trip around the world. D...
Preview of Beneteau Sense 50
Beneteau is set to launch their new Sense 50 this fall. I’m looking forward to checking it out at Annapolis so this is just a preview.  Like many European cruising boats, it looks like the sleek new Sense is all about ...
AMEL SUPER MARAMU: A Cruising System
Boats produced by the French builder Chantiers Amel occupy a very unique niche in the cruising sailboat market. The company founder, Henri Toncet, who changed his name to Henri Amel while serving with the French resistance during World War II, ...
CASCO BAY CRUISE: Malaga Island
  Next stop on my Mini Solo Cruise after Little Chebeague Island was all the way the other side of Casco Bay at the mouth of the New Meadows River. Malaga Island, as you can see, is wedged between Bear Island ...
Bruckmann to Build SAGA
J.J. Taylor & Sons Ltd announced they will have Bruckmann Yachts build the SAGA Yachts line of ocean cruising sailboats at their yard in Mississauga Ontario. The SAGA line includes the Bob Perry designed 35, 43 and 48 and the ...
NEIL PRYDE: From Sails to Bicycles
  Those in the sailing universe will instantly recognize Neil Pryde primarily for all its windsurfing mojo, but also as a straight-up sailmaker. I made my second transat, for example, back in 1992 under a suit of sweet Neil Pryde sails ...
CASCO BAY CRUISE: Little Chebeague Island
Taft & Rinlaub's Cruising Guide to the Maine Coast is a bit dismissive of Chandler Cove, which is bounded by Great Chebeague Island to the north and east, Little Chebeague Island to the west, and Long Island to the south. ...
Here’s Why You Need an iPad on the Boat
by Christine Kling   (Editor’s Note — Chris Kling is a sailor with with more than 30 years of experience on the oceans of the world. She’s also an English professor at Broward College, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and the ...

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