CURRENT ISSUE | MAY 2012

May 2012 Issue of Blue Water Sailing. In The Well Dressed Cruiser, Shayne Benowitz writes about layering for comfort and safety from head to toe.  In Classic Passages: Pit Stop in Paradise, Todd Duff explores Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador. In Fitting out: Remasting in the Pacific Part 2, Patrick Childress

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CURRENT ISSUE | APRIL 2012

April 2012 Issue of Blue Water Sailing. In Sail Tips, Sam Vineyard discusses "Sail Purchasing 101." In Destinations: Mexico's Costa Alegre, Emily Fagan  writes about cruising the "Gold Coast". In Practical Passagemaker: Post-Its Be Damned, Marcia Paravia demonstrates the art and ease of tracking progress with a passage performance worksheet.

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CURRENT ISSUE | MARCH 2012

March 2012 Issue of Blue Water Sailing. In Boat Rat's Tip, Sharon Dale writes of Food Heresy Offshore. Bill Kund writes "Why don't Sailors sail anymore?" in Cruising Life: I See a Miracle. In European Charters: Athens, The Other Windy City, Erik Westgard writes about finding shelter in the storm

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CURRENT ISSUE | FEBRUARY 2012

February 2012 Issue of Blue Water Sailing. In Boat Rat's Tip: Should I Donate My Boat, Captain Charles Saylan writes about the nuts and bolts of vessel donation. In Sail Tips: Twist in Your Sails, Scott Akerman writes about how to control your sails (and why). In Destinations, Randy Baker

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CURRENT ISSUE | JANUARY 2012

Janurary 2012 Issue of Blue Water Sailing. In Way Out There: Getting to Know the Galapagos, Todd Duff writes about a month relaxing and repairing in the islands of enchantment. Rachel Robertson writes about the rewards of venturing off the beaten path in Cruising West Sumatra. Nadine Slavinski writes about

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CURRENT ISSUE | DECEMBER 2011

December 2011 Issue of Blue Water Sailing. In Boat Rat's Tip: Rust Not, Want Not, Pete Dubler writes about putting your engine up for a long rest.  In BWS Interviews, the king and queen of cruising, Lin & Larry Pardey, discuss romance, encouragement and weathering storms.  In Practical Passagemaker: The

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CURRENT ISSUE | NOVEMBER 2011

November 2011 Issue of Blue Water Sailing. In  Classic Passages: A Bounty of Adventure, Edo Ankum writes about chasing history down the Swahili coast. In Practical Passagemaker: New river Exit, we take a look at 10 tricks for a successful Gulf Stream crossing. In Seamanship: Emergency Medicine fir the Largest

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CURRENT ISSUE | OCTOBER 2011

October 2011 Issue of Blue Water Sailing. In  Classic Passages, Jessica Rice Johnson writes about building a cruising cat in New Zealand as a Maryland family starts their homeward journey. In Blue Water Boats, we take a look at the Tartan 4700. In Fitting Out, blue water veterans chime in

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CURRENT ISSUE | SEPTEMBER 2011

September 2011 Issue of Blue Water Sailing. In our Boat Show Preview,  European designs dominate the new boat scene this fall, but American builders have also stepped forward with some innovative and interesting cruising boats. In Blue Water Boats, the new Dufour 405 Grand Large combines a sweet performance hull

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CURRENT ISSUE | AUGUST 2011

In the August 2011 issue of Blue Water Sailing, we take a look at the 10 best places to bareboat charter in our BWS Editors' Choice. In Blue Water Boats, BWS reports on the German production builder Bavaria joining a new US-based company to relaunch the Bavaria brand - and

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