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  • Drifting dunes, expansive marshes and migrating birds set an idyllic backdrop for a meander along Georgia’s coast via the Intracoastal Waterway.

Sailboat News & Reviews

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    With 40 ships, five months, six countries and 7,000 nautical miles, you have the ingredients for one heck of a regatta!

    With 40 ships, five months, six countries and 7,000 nautical miles, you have the ingredients for one heck of a regatta!
  • A group of friends pay homage to a great little boat aboard with a history of laughs and a well-stocked cooler.

    A group of friends pay homage to a great little boat aboard with a history of laughs and a well-stocked cooler.
  • Take a virtual walk of the docks at the U.S. Sailboat Show in Annapolis, MD and see the latest and greatest from around the sailing industry.

    Take a virtual walk of the docks at the U.S. Sailboat Show in Annapolis, MD and see the latest and greatest from around the sailing industry.
  • The Jeanneau 51 was designed to fit the needs of couples who are ready to spend some serious time out on the water.

    The Jeanneau 51 was designed to fit the needs of couples who are ready to spend some serious time out on the water.
  • The tiny, alluring nation of Montenegro is not only a refuge for sailors avoiding the European Union’s value-added tax, it’s also a compact, rewarding cruising ground in its own right.

    The tiny, alluring nation of Montenegro is not only a refuge for sailors avoiding the European Union’s value-added tax, it’s also a compact, rewarding cruising ground in…
  • The penultimate Act of the 2017 Extreme Sailing Series™ starts in San Diego this week with an eight-strong fleet – including two US-flagged wildcards.

    The penultimate Act of the 2017 Extreme Sailing Series™ starts in San Diego this week with an eight-strong fleet – including two US-flagged wildcards.
  • Cruisers in Tonga discover freediving and are immediately hooked on the simple elegance of a healthy pastime.

    Cruisers in Tonga discover freediving and are immediately hooked on the simple elegance of a healthy pastime.

How To

  • Cruising World is working to create a list of reputable charities and volunteer organizations to help those affected by recent hurricanes in the Caribbean and Florida.

    Cruising World is working to create a list of reputable charities and volunteer organizations to help those affected by recent hurricanes in the Caribbean and Florida.
  • In a new installment in a series on refitting a classic-plastic Pearson 36, the focus shifts to the sails and rigging.

    In a new installment in a series on refitting a classic-plastic Pearson 36, the focus shifts to the sails and rigging.
  • When it comes to secure battery installations, accepted industry standards might fail to consider real-world conditions.

    When it comes to secure battery installations, accepted industry standards might fail to consider real-world conditions.

Gear

  • The Telegnos Tracker will instantly allow the charter company to know where each vessel is in their fleet at all times

    The Telegnos Tracker will instantly allow the charter company to know where each vessel is in their fleet at all times…
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    Long after you hit the dock and the boat is put away, Garmin’s VIRB action camera can put you right back on the water to re-live every detail in HD.

    Long after you hit the dock and the boat is put away, Garmin’s VIRB action camera can put you right back on the water to re-live every detail in HD.
  • Never get stuck on a mooring with a waterlogged radio again.

    Never get stuck on a mooring with a waterlogged radio again.

Chartering

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  • We checked in with Caribbean charter companies at the 2017 Annapolis Boat Show to get the latest updates on rebuilding efforts in the wake of a destructive hurricane season.

    We checked in with Caribbean charter companies at the 2017 Annapolis Boat Show to get the latest updates on rebuilding efforts in the wake of a destructive hurricane…
  • Le Boat, the European selfdrive canal-boat charter company, is opening its first North American operation in 2018, with a base in Canada serving Ontario’s Rideau Canal.

    Le Boat, the European selfdrive canal-boat charter company, is opening its first North American operation in 2018, with a base in Canada serving Ontario’s Rideau Canal.

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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.
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    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.