May 2009


April 14, 2009


The Islands of Cape verde
Those headed west from Europe stand to gain in all kinds of ways by exploring here first
by Don Street

Pearls Around the White Continent
Unbroken by the Southern Ocean: CW debuts an extraordinary five-part series that chronicles a high-latitude-seeking couple and their boat
by Deborah Shapriro and Rolf Bjelke


Crossing the Coral Sea
The 800-mile jaunt from Australia to Nouvelle-Caledonie offers a refresher course for a rusty crew
by Jill Knight

Hylas 70: Flagship of the Line
Yacht Style: The Handsome hull and high-quality, customized interior are the apex of a three-family effort
by Jeremy McGeary



Shoreline edited by Elaine Lembo
Under Way by Chris Goodfellow
Point of View by Jordan Rich

Sailing Life

Makeoveres and Refits by Cap’n Fatty Goodlander


Passage Notes by Herb McCormick

People and Food by John Watts

Osprey’s Flight by Wendy Mitman Clarke



Beneteau 34
Boat Review: A Lot of room and a lot of performance explain why it’s a winner
by Andrew Burton

Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 50 DS
Boat Review: This deck-saloon model is a testament to comfort and sailing ease
by Jeremy McGeary

Bristol 34
Classic Plastic: Seaworthy and attractive, the Bristol ages well with proper care.
by Jim Fulton

Broadband Radar Debuts in Miami
Electronics: Energy-saving radar, hadnheld safety gear, and more make the grade
by Ben Ellison

Pack for the Weekend
New Products: On your next cruise, try a stowable duffel and a gimbaled camera mount
by Andrew Burton

Hands-On Sailor

Trip of Fuels
Voyaging:Smart resource management gets the crew from Point A to Point B
by Andrew Burton

Power Play on an Old Boat
Upgrades: The transformation of a Sabre 34’s outdated electrical system unfolds
by Ed Sherman

Ways to Keep Lines Tidy
Seamanship: These three coiling strategies are useful on a jaunt as well as offshore
by Andrew Burton

Stainless-Steel Corrosion
Monthly Maintenance: Deprived of oxygen, this metal reveals a chink in its armor
by Steve D’Antonio

Small-Boat Storm Tactics
Seamanship: The crew of a Balboa 26 makes a safe passage in gale conditions
by Matts G. Djos

Got Car, Will Sail
Small-Boat Guide: “Inland” Doesn’t mean bone-dry, as this itinerant cruiser learns
by JH Peterson


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