In This Issue: August 2011

This month, find your dream vacation and use our handy Charter Address Book.

July 25, 2011

August 2011 Thumbnail

Don’t miss out! There are more ways to subscribe than ever before: Get CW in print, digital or on your iPad.

Laid-Back Days in the B.V.I. by Joanne Palmisano
Two veteran sailors give first-timers the lowdown on chartering in these accommodating local waters.

Four Easy Trips by Elaine Lembo
A quartet of charter companies sketch savvy itineraries for four choice locales.


2011 Charter Address Book compiled by Kathy Gregory and Elaine Lembo
Search no further: Here’s your complete listing of companies, fleets, bases, and services in the world’s greatest destinations.

Malo Lelei, Tonga by Mark Pillsbury
A tropical cyclone threatens to disrupt charterers in Tonga, but soon it’s smooth sailing for them in the Friendly Islands.

A Charter Boat Goes Cruising by David Kilmer
After five years of Pacific Northwest charter service, a Beneteau is reborn as a passagemaker.


On Watch by Cap’n Fatty Goodlander

Shoreline edited by Elaine Lembo

Off Watch by Wendy Mitman Clarke


Sailing Life:
Under Way by Heather Mann

Passage Notes by Nadine Slavinski

People & Food by Janet Groene


Hands-On Sailor:
Repair the Compression Post by Rik Dove
A solo sailor, as handy as he is prepared, makes a critical structural fix in affordable Malaysia.

12 Handy Galley Gadgets by Barbara Sobocinski
An onboard cook sings the praises of a dozen can’t-live-without implements for fine dining onboard.

Add a High-Water Alarm by Steve D’Antonio
Alert for flooding, this sentinel in your bilge can deliver piece of mind.

Reviews: Beneteau Sense 43 and 50: Bold and Revolutionary by Mark Pillsbury
Two new models make a big splash at U.S. boat shows.

Pocket Clipper by Richard Smith
The easily handled Ericson Cruising 31, designed by Bruce King, combines a traditional hull with a 1970s sail plan and underbody.

Editor’s Log
Community Spotlight
Chartering News
Advertiser Index


More Uncategorized