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  • Take a virtual tour, and check out what's new around the 2017 Newport Boat Show.

    Take a virtual tour, and check out what's new around the 2017 Newport Boat Show.
  • The judges have spoken! These are the best new products on display at the Newport International Boat Show.

    The judges have spoken! These are the best new products on display at the Newport International Boat Show.
  • Perched in the mountains of Slovenia, Elan Yachts' factory might seem like a strange place to make boats, but the factory has an eclectic heritage.

    Perched in the mountains of Slovenia, Elan Yachts' factory might seem like a strange place to make boats, but the factory has an eclectic heritage.
  • Built in the Alps for life at sea, Elan’s GT5 was designed from the keel up to cruise in comfort.

    Built in the Alps for life at sea, Elan’s GT5 was designed from the keel up to cruise in comfort.

Destinations

  • Cruising World Workshop, Annapolis, Maryland, October 6,2017.
  • These days, instead of depths being the problem, mast-height issues are currently a bigger challenge for Intracoastal Waterway cruisers.

    These days, instead of depths being the problem, mast-height issues are currently a bigger challenge for Intracoastal Waterway cruisers.
  • vava'u

    Cruising boats of all stripes head out for a day of fun competition in the waters off Vava‘u, Tonga.

    Cruising boats of all stripes head out for a day of fun competition in the waters off Vava‘u, Tonga.
  • When you need a day off the boat in the Bahamas, a road trip to Eleuthera provides the perfect escape.

    When you need a day off the boat in the Bahamas, a road trip to Eleuthera provides the perfect escape.

How To

  • Cruising World is working to create a list of reputable charities to help those affected by Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean and Florida.

    Cruising World is working to create a list of reputable charities to help those affected by Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean and Florida.
  • AIS

    The Cruising Club of America has released a paper detailing the functions, usefulness and options available for AIS systems for boaters.

    The Cruising Club of America has released a paper detailing the functions, usefulness and options available for AIS systems for boaters.
  • State-of-the-art boatyards with keel pits, storm cradles, and tie-down straps on concrete are changing the seasonal calculus in the tropical hurricane box.

    State-of-the-art boatyards with keel pits, storm cradles, and tie-down straps on concrete are changing the seasonal calculus in the tropical hurricane box.

Gear

  • The judges have spoken! These are the best new products on display at the Newport International Boat Show.

    The judges have spoken! These are the best new products on display at the Newport International Boat Show.
  • AIS

    The Cruising Club of America has released a paper detailing the functions, usefulness and options available for AIS systems for boaters.

    The Cruising Club of America has released a paper detailing the functions, usefulness and options available for AIS systems for boaters.
  • Here are our picks for the best books to have onboard for your next voyage.

    Here are our picks for the best books to have onboard for your next voyage.

Chartering

  • Sailing School…
  • Planning a charter? Don't cast off without these essential items to ensure smooth sailing.

    Planning a charter? Don't cast off without these essential items to ensure smooth sailing.
  • We knew we were right on top of the stark, dramatic Faroe Islands, and yet we couldn’t see a thing. We’d come looking for adventure, and we found it in spades.

    We knew we were right on top of the stark, dramatic Faroe Islands, and yet we couldn’t see a thing. We’d come looking for adventure, and we found it in spades.

Featured Video

Learn to Sail

  • Whether it’s a fun regatta or a weekend race to benefit a favorite charity, knowing a few basic rules and tactics will help you enjoy sailing against others.

    Whether it’s a fun regatta or a weekend race to benefit a favorite charity, knowing a few basic rules and tactics will help you enjoy sailing against others.
  • There’s no substitute for going for a sail, but there are plenty of tools to help you know what you’re doing when you hoist the main and grab the tiller.

    There’s no substitute for going for a sail, but there are plenty of tools to help you know what you’re doing when you hoist the main and grab the tiller.
  • go sailing

    The American Sailing Association has released a new version of its Go Sailing app, helping connect sailors and get people on the water.

    The American Sailing Association has released a new version of its Go Sailing app, helping connect sailors and get people on the water.