Sailboats

Nor’Sea 27: A Trailerable Offshore Cruiser
Legend has it the idea for this unique pocket cruiser was born round a campfire in Baja California in the early 1970s as two brothers, Dean and Stan Wixom, speculated on alternative modes ...
Introducing the Sunreef 80 Ultimate
Detecting an untapped performance-oriented yet “green” niche within the sailing market, Sunreef Yachts has added another series of catamarans to its varied lineup. Called Ultimate, the series ...
Assault on St. Eustatius: Caribbean Cruise Report
Team SEMOSA had to beat hard to windward to get from Saba to St. Eustatius, better known as Statia, but still it was ...
Ann Davison: La Navigante Solitaria
Cast into the past to find the founding figure of bluewater feminism, the first in the line that leads to such modern-day characters as Isabelle Autissier, ...
Sussing Out Saba: Caribbean Cruise Report
  I have long wanted to visit the steep little island of Saba, just 25 miles south of St. Martin, but was always nervous about taking the family, as I'd heard the ...
Will Your Liferaft Work When You Need It?
Last year’s “Baja Ha Ha,” the fleet cruise from San Diego to Mexico, provides yet another impetus for all ocean cruisers to reconsider their liferaft situation. You DO have one, right?  And it HAS been maintained, inspected and re-certified, right? ...
Di Benedetto Dismasted: Keeps Going Anyway
  Seems my old acquaintance Alessandro di Benedetto, the crazy Italian guy sailing non-stop around the world on a 21-foot Mini, has run into a spot of ...
Stainless Steel Boat: Not
Check out these pix of a very cool boat Chas., Phil, and I found tied up at the reception dock at the Radisson Marina at Anse Marcel ...
Megayacht News Radio: Bruce Johnson, Sparkman & Stephens
Plenty of people change careers. Imagine if Bruce Johnson hadn’t left the automotive field to pursue yacht design. He never would have become president and chef designer of Sparkman & Stephens, arguably the most famous naval architecture firm ...
Satellite Crash: Junk That Fell to Earth
Some things you just can't prepare for. The image here, taken by photographer Peter Idoine, is believed to be of a satellite crashing into the Tasman Sea near Auckland, New ...

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