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  • The international boat show in Dusseldorf, Germany, has a little something for everyone.

    CW editor Mark Pillsbury took a trip to the massive Boot Dusseldorf boat show to report back on the newest sailboats to hit the market.
  • With a lot of elbow grease and a bit of luck, this DIY couple transformed an old sailboat into an offshore ready cruiser.

    A handy couple in California turned a neglected classic plastic into a solid offshore cruising boat.
  • Brooklin Boat Yard licenses the rights to build Sanford Boat's cold-molded version of the 26-foot Herreshoff design.
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    "The sailing itch returned, and my wife and I decided it was time to raise sail again and introduce our brood to the dream."

    The sailing itch returned, and my wife and I decided it was time to raise sail again and introduce our brood to the dream.
  • CW writers take home awards at the annual Boating Writers International presentation at the opening of the show.

    Join us in Miami for boats, gear and more at the 2018 Miami International Boat Show and Strictly Sail…
  • A sailor helps a friend in need and learns a few lessons in seamanship while delivering a tired sailboat from the Dominican Republic to the US.

    Pulled back into action after a long retirement from cruising, a sailor helps out an old friend by delivering a tired sailboat from the Dominican Republic to the US.
  • Five adventurers take on a mission to Hawaii's remote northern islands to find a missing solo sailor.

    After several attempts turned up nothing in the search for missing solo sailor Guo Chuan, a group of intrepid adventurers launched their own mission.

How To

Gear

  • Make sailing easier with new line- and sail-handling hardware.

    A look at new blocks, furlers and travelers for updating deck hardware.
  • Get even more enjoyment out of cooking on board with these proven items and tips.

    Check out this roundup of galley gear that can handle the cruising life.
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    What's new, now, next in on-the-water technology

    From communication to navigation — here are latest products in marine electronics for 2018.

Chartering

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Learn to Sail

  • 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.