After completing a circumnavigation of Antarctica via the Southern Ocean, an intrepid West Coast adventurer sails north, bound for the Northwest Passage and the long way home.
Sailor profiles, interviews, and Q&A stories
“Don’t be fooled by my Sperry’s, my JFK-style sunglasses or my well-kept pocket cruiser. Just watch me tack, and you’ll see what I really am: a novice, an amateur or, as my 7-year-old son says, a total noob.”
Traveling by car from Mexico to California brought up memories of the many ports of entry we’ve entered under sail.
Well known weather expert helped countless sailors better understand how to forecast for safety at sea.
It’s not surprising for bluewater cruisers when people we met thousands of miles away or years before turn up in the same anchorage.
Having decided to repaint my Pearson Ensign, I decided to change the name as well. Only one problem: Everyone knows it’s horrible luck to change the name of a boat!
“It’s a double-edged sword with pagan deities: When they’re happy, they send you a friendly current or lift you around a cape, but when they feel slighted, these old gods will ruin your day.”
The Lymans explore Antigua, Martinique, Guadeloupe and Dominica during a four-week adventure.
“In the cockpit, there was a beautiful Sestrel binnacle compass with an artistic fleur-de-lis pointing north.”
One lucky winner was selected from everyone who signed up for Cruising World’s weekly enews at the Newport Boat Show.
How a noted Cruising World contributor plans to mark a milestone.
Sailing with a ship’s cat has major pros and a few cons. Always check for entry restrictions in each new port.