June 2024

2024 June 1

Table of Contents


Back to school

Students share the experiences that have made them full-fledged sailors

The little boat that definitely could

The owner of high-tech racers finds a delightful challenge sailing the world’s toughest races in a 28-foot gaff-rigged boat

Racing mode activated

A liveaboard cruising couple hits the race course in a scenic and fun regatta and finds a new reason to love their boat

Boats & Gear 

Perry on Design: Retro daysailer Wisp and high-tech folding trimaran Rapido 40

Gear: The best products to clean your boat

Technique: The knots you need to know

Boat Doctor: Help on controlling the A-sail

Boat Test: Solaris 44

Used Boat Notebook: Shearwater 39


For Openers

Full and By: A sailor’s best friend is always aboard to help

On the Wind: Get off the foils and bring backsailing before it’s lost forever

Splashes: Women sailors make history

For the Love of a Boat: The owners of a Baltic 39 have loved the sturdy racer-cruiser for 46 years 

School News: The latest news on courses, fleet additions and adventures at schools 

School Finder: Find the right sailing school for you

The Wharf: Brokerage, charters and other sailing related goods and services

On the Cover 

Huey Too, a modified Cal 40, is in fine racing form at the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta in April.

Cover picture by Tim Wright