December 2009

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Features

Sailing and On Vacation?
A relaxing time on charter wasn't exactly what this solo sailor had envisioned-but she's getting the hang of it
by Tania Abei

Pirating the Sea
Special Report: As the pillaging of fish stocks worldwide continues, here are ways cruisers can make a difference
by Duncan Copeland

Big Daddy Daysailer
Yacht Style: The Morris 52, largest of the M series exudes its Sparkman & Stephens pedigree in looks and motion
by Bill Springer

Columns

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

Sailing Life

Short Story by Melanie Neale
Point of View by Barb McConn
Passage Notes by Elaine Lembo
Sailor Profile by Patrick Galvin
Onboard Living by Antonia Murphy
People and Food by Virginia Cross

Reviews

One Mean Green Machine
Sail Green: CW's deputy editor tries out today's eco-friendly cleaning products
by Elaine Lembo

Tartan 5300
Boat Review: Tim Jackett's flagship is a strong, good-looking boat that sails well
by Herb McCormick

Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 44i
Boat Review: Right proportions and smooth styling let the crew live and sail luxuriously
by Jeremy McGeary

Pearson 385
Classic Plastic: From its easy motion to interior comforts, this sloop's a rare find
by Mark W. Young

Green Gear
New Products: Please Mother Nature with recyclable foulies and reusable sacks
by Bill Springer

Hands-On Sailor

Scale Your Mast
Seamanship: Take a hint from mountain climbers before you next trip aloft
by Evans Starzinger

Time for a New Filter?
Monthly Maintenance: Rely on measuring tools to gauge replacement intervals
by Steve D'Antonio

Wind and Solar on Osprey
Sail Green: Wind generators and solar panels do the trick for this family
by Wendy Mitman Clarke

The Foulness of Fairing
Backyard Warrior: For the task he loathes most, nothing but expert help will do
by Ben Zartman

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