In this Issue: October 2011
Get a sneak preview of all of the new boats in our October 2011 issue along with the break down of Webb Chiles' fifth solo spin around the planet.
All in the Details by Webb Chiles
With the help on an onboard computer on his recent solo circumnavigation, this veteran sailor paints his most thorough statistical picture of any of his five round-trips.
Candid Truths from First-Time Voyagers by Lin Pardey
In Samoa, sailors fresh into their first offshore trips frankly discuss their unfounded fears--and the unexpected realities--of passagemaking.
Split Personality by Herb McCormick
Yacht Style: Within the modern build of Bamboozle, a Spirit 46 sloop, beats the heart of a racy classic. The combination more than stokes the go-fast side of one of her owners.
On Watch by Cap’n Fatty Goodlander
Shoreline edited by Elaine Lembo
Off Watch by Wendy Mitman Clarke
Point of View by Duncan Gould
Under Way by Tony Allport
Passage Notes by Elaine Lembo
People & Food by Lynda Morris Childress
Prepping for a Passage by Beth A. Leonard
Seamanship: Hawk's experienced crew share their comprehensive checklist to guide your six-month countdown to casting off.
Five Ways to Caulk Your Estate by Dannela T. Varel
Living Aboard: A financial planner and sailor sets some pre-departure waypoints for organizing your legal and financial matters.
Revive Your Dinghy by Ron Reynolds
Projects: Patches, sealant, and paint can make a tender look almost factory fresh at a fraction of a new inflatable's price tag.
Put Your Mast to Bed Correctly by Steve D'Antonio
Monthly Maintenance: Inspect your mast and rig and prepare them for winter storage.
Showcase 2012: A Boat for Every Buyer by Herb McCormick and Jen Brett
Boat-Show Preview: Get a sneak preview of the new sailboats that are headed for U.S. dealers and boat shows this fall.
Lagoon 560: All the Comforts of Home by Mark Pillsbury
Boat Review: The creative layout on Lagoon's largest family cruiser caters to sailors spending time on long passages or in secluded anchorages.
Dufour 405 and 375 Grand' Large: Deux Bons Bateaux by Herb McCormick and Tim Murphy
Boat Review: This French boatbuilder adds a pair of comfortable, fine-sailing passagemakers to its fleet.