September 2010

Cruising in the Philippines, the Pacific Northwest, and a stop in Australia fill up this issue along with tips on buying a boat.

August 20, 2010


The Heaven and Hell of the Philippines
The decision to try a new destination en route to Southeast Asia yields rude awakenings and newfound friends
Story and Photos by Fatty Goodlander

Returning to the Good Times
Off the east coast of Australia, the beauty experienced on a cruise north takes on new meaning as the crew retraces the route south
by Tristan J. BridgeFeatures


A Sea Goucho and His Falmouth Cutter 34
Yacht Style: Exclusive rights to build designer Lyle Hess’ Falmouth Cutter 34 allow Bryan Gittins to sow the world that tradition, beauty, and high-seas capability are as compatible as ever
by Alvah Simon


On Watch by Cap’n Fatty Goodlander
Shoreline edited by Elaine Lembo
Off Watch by Wendy Mitman Clarke


Sailing Life

Under Way by Neville Hockley
Passage Notes by Beth A. Leonard
People and Food by Virginia Cross

Hands-On Sailor


Dollars and Cents
Moving On Up: Once you’ve found the boat of your dreams, it’s time to wheel and deal
by Mark Pillsbury

Seven Tops to Help You Sell Your Boat
Moving On Up: Brokers share the secrets of a speedy sale
by Bill Springer

Boat Loan Approved (Maybe)
Moving On Up: If your financial house is squeaky clean, you’re in luck
by Elaine Lembo


Dealing with Seasickness
Living Aboard: Seasoned – and occasionally stricken – voyagers detail strategies
by Beth A. Leonard

Where’ There’s Smoke…
Monthly Maintenance: A detector is the fist line of defense against onboard fire
by Steve D’Antonio


Beneteau Oceanis 50 and 58
Boat Reviews: These bluewater models introduce a whole new look
by Bill Springer

Grand Soliel 54
Boat Review: Here’s a refined performance cruiser with modern Italian style
by Bill Springer

S2 8.6
Classic Plastic: Built in the 1980s, this comfortable and easily managed coastal cruiser is also a club racer
by Gregg Nestor

Guide to Electronic Charts
Electronics: Stay alert when using digital cartography
by Ben Ellison

Cool Kit for the Crew
New Products: Bibs for women sailors, slip-on deck shoes, offshore smocks, and more
by Bill Springer


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