Volvo Ocean Race Leg 1 Alicante, Spain to Lisbon in 230 seconds
America's Cup Returns to Monohulls
Photo © ACEA 2017 / Photo Gilles Martin-Raget
In September, Team New Zealand—winners of the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda last summer—announced that the 36th America’s Cup will race in monohulls in 2021. more…
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The 65-foot wooden schooner owned by yacht surveyor and author of The Art of Wooden Boat Repair was damaged off Key West in Hurricane Irma. The boat needs immediate rescue and placed in a boatyard. This beautiful, restored schooner needs your help. Donate to the GoFundMe campaign.
Learn About Trawlers
Read 12 articles by trawler instructors Chris and Alyse Caldwell. Topics include: “trawler Propulsion Designs”; “Trailerable Trawlers”; “Dinghy Options Aboard Trawlers”; “Arrive Dry in a Pilothouse Trawler”; “Stabilizer Selections”.
What Do You Do With All Those Old Fiberglass Boats?
In Florida, there are an estimated 1500 abandoned or derelict boats, with thousands more throughout the country. Do you break them up and bury them? Grind them up and reuse the fiberglass and resins to make products? [more…]
I was having a conversation with a fellow sailor recently about traditional navigation and the more modern methods, which employ GPS and chartplotters. The subject evolved into what I have always considered the duality of the typical sailor. In 1979, my girlfriend and I cruised the Bahamas in a 26-foot traditional-looking wooden sailboat—which had noVHF, Read More
nov 2014 Florida Anchoring Rights A friend of mine said that maybe it’s not such a good idea for real “cruisers” to be seen as part of the same group that includes the “liveaboards” who just live aboard and never cruise, and those who store their boats on the water. I don’t think cruisers are Read More