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  • A cruising sailor returns to a favorite island in Fiji 25 years later.

Sailboat News & Reviews

  • The journey continues as the crew of DogBark! reaches the arctic circle.

    After a long delay for ice in Nome, Alaska, the crew of Dogbark! can finally head to the arctic.
  • A cruising sailor returns to a favorite island in Fiji 25 years later.

    25 years after her first visit, and this time on a chartered boat, a cruising sailor heads back to a remote village in Fiji to reconnect with old friends.
  • Voyage Charters, located on Tortola, BVI, is well on the way to recovery after 2017's Hurricane Irma.

    After being dealt a devastating blow by 2017's Hurricane Irma, BVI-based Voyage Charters is recovering.
  • A sailboat chartered on Lake Tahoe proves to be the perfect quick getaway.

    An offshore sailor brings his family for a relaxing sail on Lake Tahoe.
  • Sophie Ciszek

    Professional sailor Sophie Ciszek just finished the latest Volvo Ocean Race as a member of Team MAPFRE, but she got her start as a kid cruising the Pacific with her parents.

    Professional sailor Sophie Ciszek just finished the latest Volvo Ocean Race as a member of Team MAPFRE.
  • The crew of DogBark! is killing time in Nome, Alaska, waiting for a weather window to continue on to the Northwest Passage.

    The crew of DogBark!, an ocean racer turned family cruiser, is killing time in Nome, Alaska, waiting for a weather window to continue on to the Northwest Passage.

How To

  • Cockpit coursework

    This weeklong certification cruise through New England showcases the latest in hands-on sail training.

    A weeklong certification cruise to Shelter Island and Martha's Vineyard, including two overnight passages, showcases the latest in hands-on sailing instruction.
  • Passport

    If you've planned the perfect charter vacation, cover your bases and add a travel insurance policy.

    A travel insurance policy for your sailing vacation can help protect your investment in money and time.
  • This Greek dish is easy to prepare on a sailboat.

    This galley-friendly Greek roasted eggplant appetizer is perfect for onboard entertaining.
  • Experts offer advise for upgrading a catamaran's sails.

    Sailmakers share their opinions on what makes a good catamaran sail.
  • Upgrade Your Sailboat's Galley

    A D-I-Yer outlines his galley improvements.

    New appliances and plumbing get installed in an older sailboat.
  • Heat assembler bundle

    Check the anodes in your diesel's cooling system

    Timely maintenance of your diesel's cooking system will help prevent overheating…

Chartering

  • couple on a boat watching sunset

    Local boating made easy worldwide

    SailTime is a boat membership program that offers sailors new model boat for the entire season.
  • Maine Cat 38

    The Maine Cat 38 is a speedy cruising catamaran created for sailors who enjoy simple, fun and flat sailing.

    CW reviews the Maine Cat 38 catamaran.
  • wine glasses on a dock
    LateSail has established itself as one of the leading charter brokers worldwide.
  • Cockpit coursework

    This weeklong certification cruise through New England showcases the latest in hands-on sail training.

    A weeklong certification cruise to Shelter Island and Martha's Vineyard, including two overnight passages, showcases the latest in hands-on sailing instruction.
  • BVI charter company

    All-inclusive luxury sailing vacations operating exclusively in the British Virgin Islands.
  • A cruising sailor returns to a favorite island in Fiji 25 years later.

    25 years after her first visit, and this time on a chartered boat, a cruising sailor heads back to a remote village in Fiji to reconnect with old friends.

Learn to Sail

  • Cockpit coursework

    This weeklong certification cruise through New England showcases the latest in hands-on sail training.

    A weeklong certification cruise to Shelter Island and Martha's Vineyard, including two overnight passages, showcases the latest in hands-on sailing instruction.
  • BWSS's Gib'Sea 43 in the Virgin Islands

    Learn to sail - this winter - in the USVI

    Learn to sail - this winter - in the USVI with Blue Water Sailing School.
  • 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.
  • A veteran sailing writer and experienced cruising and racing sailor explains the basics needed to get you out on the water and under sail.

    A veteran sailing writer and experienced cruising and racing sailor explains the basics needed to get you out on the water and under sail.

Gear

  • Gill OS3 Coastal jacket

    Younger crewmembers will appreciate gear that will keep them dry and comfortable when out for a sail.

    CW rounds up the latest in foul weather gear, PFDs, sun-protective clothing and sailing shoes for kids.
  • Costa Del Mar

    Heading out on a charter in the tropics? Here are some items for your gear bag.

    Sunglasses, sandals and an insulated bottle to bring on a sailing vacation.
  • FastSeas Route calculator

    Looking for the best way to sail from here to there? Check this app out.

    FastSeas is a weather routing and departure planning web site which can be used with laptops, tablets, and mobile phones.