Veteran cruisers debate three fall routes from the US east coast to the islands.
We hadn’t dropped the chute in 2,000 miles since leaving Tahiti. The closer Maui inched, the more we felt invincible. Landfall does that. After days at sea, every south sea island is an intoxicating rebirth of the senses, a virginal stirring of the heart. Lahaina was all of that.
The best of the BVI can be found just beyond the beaten path, in spots such as Fallen Jerusalem and Anegada’s North Shore.
A circumnavigation by boat, like the 2022-2023 Oyster World Rally, offers unparalleled opportunities to see distant shores.
A cruise up the Gambia River in western Africa is a lesson in many things, including the meaning of equality within community.
This cruiser couldn’t let a trip to Zanzibar go by without going sailing on a dhow.
Arriving on the northern coast of this Indian Ocean island after years of sailing in the pacific, a sailing family dives into a whole new world.
From Caribbean hot spots, to quiet anchorages at the bottom of the world, these are some of the most beautiful sailing spots on the planet.
Intrepid adventurer recounts rounding Cape Horn and circumnavigating Antarctica.
The passage on Pelagic Australis from Chile to Antarctica was nothing short of mind-bending, but the rewards were worth the ordeal.
Wanderers are drawn to a remote outpost in the majestic Southern Ocean, where they find life abounds amid the barren ice and rocks.
Feeling the pull of the ends of the earth? Take note of these tips to prepare yourself and your boat for the icy cold.
The Moorings flagship base in the BVI has new watersports and provisioning centers, along with new catamarans and monohulls for guests to charter. There’s a new skipper-only bareboat option too.
Are you ready to get out there again? For many stir-crazy sailors, distant blue waters are beckoning after a tumultuous couple of years. A charter in the Bahamas, BVI or the Med may be just what you need.
David Kilmer finds his adventures aboard his Beneteau 36 Liberte turn mere spots on the charts into cherished memories and stories.
After initial entry into the country, cruisers will no longer be required to take additional COVID tests while sailing inter-island.
A pair of sailors discover the joy of community while cruising the coast of Newfoundland, Canada.
Three generations of family, and a few friends too, join in for an epic sailing journey to Haida Gwaii.
Cruisers turn racers in the biennial Van Isle 360 race around Vancouver Island.
Wonders abound, at sea and onshore, on a wilderness cruise through coastal British Columbia.
Dream Yacht makes sailing dreams come true with its diverse, worldwide charter offerings.
Barefoot Charters specializes in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, a charter destination unlike any other in the Caribbean.
Watching a day of spirited competition at the Antigua Sailing Week regatta added a dash of spice to a charter vacation in the heart of the Leeward Islands.
Cruisers can anchor right off the shore of Delos, and feel like they have this island of antiquities to themselves.
A pair of young sailors make a stop in Albania during their cruise of the Mediterranean, and it became one of their favorite destinations.
An American couple finds out that sailing the Med is a whole lot different than the tropics.
A sailor visits the remote islands north of Scotland on an adventurous charter trip.
Although there are days when progress feels minuscule, we’ve crossed major milestones in our refit.
This seasoned crew from the hospitality sector have some sage advice for hosting, including a special Mexico itinerary.
Traveling by car from Mexico to California brought up memories of the many ports of entry we’ve entered under sail.
Could a route through Mexico be a viable alternative to the Panama Canal?
Cruising the remote Falkland Islands is as much about the people as the adventurous sailing.
A cruising couple followed the crowd to Guatemala’s Rio Dulce to hide from storms, and discovered a verdant jungle teeming with culture.
A sailing family ventures to the far south and discovers the wrong season might be the best time to go there.
The crew of Galactic has made it to Patagonia, and ice is in the water once again.
Cruisers headed to French Polynesia and beyond can receive a lot by giving a little.
On a journey through the South Pacific, a pair of young sailors take up freediving as a new hobby.
This welcoming, protected bay was a perfect South Pacific haven during a time of lockdown.
In a time when most other Pacific island nations were closing their borders to cruisers, Fiji figured out a way to welcome them.