April 2010


March 16, 2010


Pearls Around the White Continent
Intruders in the Realm of the Sea Lions:
In part III, subantarctic islands south of New Zealand are the next landfall for the crew of Northern Light
by Deborah Shapiro and Rolf Bjelke

Racing Oneself Round the World
For his fifth circle the challenge is to beat the record he set on his first circumnavigation
by Webb Chiles


A Reason to Celebrate
Yacht Style: Two lawyers find another successful partnership in Celebration, a Tayana Annapolis 64 designed by Robb Ladd
by George Sass Sr.


On Watch by Cap’n Fatty Goodlander
Shoreline edited by Elaine Lembo
Off Watch Osprey’s Flight by Wendy Mitman Clarke


Sailing Life

Passage Notes by Wendy Mitman Clarke
Sailor Profile by Herb McCormick
Point of View by Irle White
People and Food by Susanna Sharp

Hands-On Sailor
Fitting-Out Special: Whether you borrow some pointers from bluewater voyagers or undertake a bit of D.I.Y. scrubbing and rig inspection, it’s time to focus on prep for the 2010 sailing season


The Birth of Ocean Watch
After the conversion of a 64-foot steel sloop, a continent girdler emerges
by Dave Logan and Herb McCormick

Rig Check
Chafe, cracks, and corrosion are some of the signs that spell trouble
by Bill Springer

Protection for the Long Haul
Here’s the way to extend the life of your boat’s bottom paint
by Mark Pillsbury


A Simple Waterproof Mast Boot
A modified inner tube does the job nicely on a keel-stepped mast
by John MacEvoy and Mary Ann Capria

A Lazy Man’s Guide to a Clean Boat
Follow these steps and spend less time on the hard
by Mark Pillsbury


Weekend Warriors
Boat Reviews: Four fun boats put the spirit back into sailing: the Corsair Dash 750, the Morris M29, the J/95, and the Sensei 9m
by Alvah Simon


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