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2022 April 1 - 12:00 am

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FeaturesPassage to Sweden A learn-to-sail offshore charter through the Baltic Sea fulfills a dream Racing the charter way Spice up a charter by throwing in some competitive fun 50 shades
Technique
2022 April 1 - 12:00 am

Tap into charter staff knowledge to turn a good charter into a great one

Charter briefings—those meetings with charter base staff that help familiarize you with the boat and the cruising grounds—can feel like a hurdle that has to be overcome to get underway, but it’s
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2022 March 1 - 12:00 am

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Features  A rip-roaring good time Racers return to Key West with the rise of the Southernmost Regatta Fitting out Your guide to getting ready for launch day Hunting for sailing gear tre
Features
2022 March 1 - 12:00 am

Get your boat in shape for the sailing season to maximize your time on the water

There is nothing worse than wasting precious time fixing things when you could be sailing. That’s why it makes sense to spend extra time before launch day, or before the best sailing of the year for
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2022 January 1 - 12:00 am

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Features  Welcome aboard Women sailors are joining men-only racing teams after organizations make new rules Saved from the scrap heap A J/105 gets retrofitted after a fall from its
Splashes
2021 November 1 - 12:00 am
The fleet of restored wooden Stars head across Michigan’s Gull Lake.Walter Cooper photoA passion for saving classic Star boats from the junk heap turned into a regatta drawing sailors from arou
Splashes
2021 November 1 - 12:00 am
German Frers Jr. has designed hundreds of beautiful boats, from production Swans and Hallberg-Rassys to famous maxi racers and superyachts, but it was an unusual design of his father’s and the intri
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2021 November 1 - 12:00 am

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Features The 5,600-mile family sabbaticalWhen the pandemic disrupted life, this family of five set sail for adventureGifts for sailorsThe perfect gifts for every type of sailorSailing’s sp
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2021 October 1 - 12:00 am

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Features  Charter news Charter companies have new boats, new destinations and specials for cruisers The allure of an azure sea Family sail-camping in the Bahamas’ Exuma chain When his
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2021 September 1 - 12:00 am

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Features Sailing’s promiseBluewater sailor John Kretschmer reflects on savoring the best parts of sailing, even when they aren’t greatThe Beauty of SailThe magazine’s contributing
Features
2021 September 1 - 12:00 am

We asked notable sailors to share their picks for the gear innovations that have made the biggest impact on sailing

Retractable bowsprits and A-sails By Jeff Johnstone, J/Boats presidentBowsprits (and the flying jibs attached to them) have been around for hundreds of years. In the days when mast height w
Technique
2021 August 1 - 12:00 am

Losing steering is an emergency but good seamanship skills can lead to a fix to get you home

Losing steering is an emergency, but it’s one that you can prepare for by having a plan tucked away in the back of your head. When a boat loses steering you know it quickly. Sometimes there’s clun
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2021 July 1 - 12:00 am

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Features  Pedal to the medal The US Sailing Olympic team heads to Tokyo looking to win goldViva, Ensenada The race down the West Coast to Ensenada, Mexico, has drawn racers for 75 ye
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2021 May 28 - 12:00 am

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Features  Passage to nowhere John Kretschmer discovers a new way to do sail-training passages by making seafall instead of landfall Where waka and wild meetNew Zealand’s America’
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2021 April 1 - 12:00 am

April/May 2021

Features  Charter with abandon Packing a ditch bag when you charter provides peace of mind Sailing the American Riviera A backyard charter off Santa Barbara, California, is the perf
Features
2021 April 1 - 12:00 am

Charter cruisers have been tied to the dock for the last year, but with travel restrictions easing as the pandemic wanes, the time is now to book your next charter. Charter companies are getting ready for a record season, with many experiencing a boom in

No. 10 Lake SuperiorThe deep blue waters of Lake Superior are best sailing in the summer months once the lake has warmed. There are miles of unspoiled wilderness to sail. Leaving from Bayfield, Wiscon
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2021 March 1 - 12:00 am

March 2021

Features  Secrets of the San Juans The San Juan Islands are a treasure trove of unspoiled beauty good enough to make sailors want to keep some secrets The danger of deferred maintena
Features
2021 March 1 - 12:00 am

Fixing little problems at fitting out time can prevent dangerous and expensive issue laters

Yacht surveyors have an interesting perspective on boat maintenance. They see what happens when a boat isn’t given the care it needs often leading to damage that requires expensive repair  and
Technique
2021 January 1 - 12:00 am

The monohull rules don’t necessarily apply to multihulls, so understand the difference before you set sail

There was a time when multihulls were enough of an oddity that they’d routinely turn some heads as they entered the harbor. Sailors have now embraced the many benefits of multihulls, and more and mo
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2020 December 28 - 12:00 am

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Features  Keeping a legend sailing Two fathers and sons take on a pair of refits to bring new life to an 85-year-old classic Paradise bound, sanctuary found A liveaboard couple finds sol

Perry on Design

  • This sexy looking cruising cat was designed for speed

  • The revival of Beneteau’s First series of racer-cruisers continues with this midsized family boat

  • A wolf in sheep’s clothing, this classic cruiser is deceptively powerful

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