In this Issue: December 2011

Meet three sailors who are making a difference, and get tips from Gary Jobson on how to trim your jib like a pro.

November 18, 2011

Cruising World December 2011

Sail Green 2011
These three sailors are making a difference:
Mike Horn, by Herb McCormick
David Mallkin, by Angus Phillips
Harry Ruppenicker, by Jim Carrier

Why Not Turkey? It’s Delightful by Elaine Lembo
These intrepid bareboat charterers agree that turquoise waters and cultural treasures both ancient and contemporary are the hallmarks of a fine destination.

Cloud Nine’s Odyssey Revisted by Roger Swanson
A reunion of shipmates on a Minnesota farm inspires memories of voyages aboard one of the most well-traveled cruising boats ever sailed.


On Watch by Cap’n Fatty Goodlander

Shoreline edited by Elaine Lembo

Off Watch by Wendy Mitman Clarke


Sailing Life:
Point of View by James Brown

People & Food by Carolyn Shearlock

Hands-On Sailor:
Trim Your Jib Like a Pro by Gary Jobson
Seamanship: An America’s Cup winner shows you what to tweak to give optimum shape to your boat’s headsail.


A Dodger of a Different Sort by John Dexter
Projects: A do-it-yourselfer fashions a new sea hood out of polycarbonate.

Proper Nav Lights Keep You Safe by Steve D’Antonio
Monthly Maintenance: Get the right kind of attention when you sail at night by displaying correctly installed running lights in appropriate ways.

A Whirlwind Tour Down Under by Mark Pillsbury
Special Report: Gear makers and boatbuilders display their wares during a tour of Australia’s marine industry.


A Trio of New Cats, Set to Prowl by Mark Pillsbury
Boat Reviews: The Knysna 480, the Leopard 44, and the Seawind 1250 join the multihull fleet.

Trendsetter from the U.S. West Coast by James C. Williams
Classic Plastic: The Islander Bahama 28 is a comfortable and quick coastal cruiser.

Holiday Gift Ideas by Sydney Rey
New Products: Spoil the whole family with cameras, beanbag chairs, dog leashes, and more.

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