Jibing can be a thing of beauty or a dangerous disaster. Here’s how to make sure you and your crew are up to the task.
Learn how to sail, install sailboat gear, other boat maintenance tips and more…
A weeklong in-person program is but one way to gain a US Coast Guard license to work on the water.
Good plumbing is paramount to prevent fuel-flow interruption, which can damage a boat’s engine.
When it comes to haulouts, the nightmares we boaters endure can range from head-scratching to hilarious.
Choosing the right fuel filters can go a long way toward stopping contamination problems in your diesel engines.
Look for products that do not harm the environment, and avoid single-use plastics.
You can get what you want with a project boat or a turnkey vessel, but only if you take a hard look in the mirror first.
A smart ground system will help protect metal parts of the boat that live below the waterline.
Serpentine belts are a game-changer, as long as you know when and how to change them in a pinch.
A look at varnish and varnish alternatives for modern cruising sailors.
After a decade of trouble-free use, the conventional marine toilet on their 41-footer developed issues. Was a composting head the answer?
Depending on your budget, and how and where you sail, equipping your boat with the right propeller can produce sizable rewards.
No matter how far away they roam, this cruising couple’s Star Cookies are a delicious way to enjoy holiday traditions on board.
The coconut and mangos in this nutritious, make-ahead breakfast will transport you straight to paradise.
Sharing the recipe for her Foolproof Focaccia is one cruiser’s way of giving thanks to fellow sailors.
An ancient Greek deity serves up a fine spring day to one charter crew and inspires an exquisite cocktail.
Adjustments made to a Saber 30’s block and tackle and outhaul make all of the difference in sailing performance.
America’s Cup sailor Gary Jobson offers setting and sailing tips for symmetrical and asymmetrical spinnakers.
Larger main sails with in-mast and in-boom furling are paving the way for a changes in sail inventory on the foredeck.
Armed with a few basic tools, a DIYer can refit a mast with a Harken Battcar System to make raising, dousing, and reefing the mainsail easier and safer.
Check out electric motors, repurposed sails and reef-safe sunscreens, and reduce single-use plastics on board.
While the Totem crew saw plenty of natural beauty during their circumnavigation, unfortunately they saw environmental devastation as well.
Amid stories about the declining state of the ocean, a sailor finds inspiration while sailing marine protected areas on a passage between Maine and Bermuda.
At Wake Island, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is exploring the deep into better understand what lies below the surface.
The year 2024 marks two anniversaries: 50 years since Cruising World was founded, and 100 since the last voyage of Bill Nutting, the man who launched it all.
Steve Brown and the crew on Novara have seen a lot. Sound strategies and detailed preparation are key to voyaging in extreme conditions.
Changes in global weather conditions across the world’s cruising routes prompted the need for an update to Cornell’s Ocean Atlas.
The variety and scope of today’s training courses have opened up the sailing world to a broader range of newcomers and expanded the knowledge of veteran sailors.