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. John Neal writes “Sometimes the road to paradise is paved with bad weather” in Classic Passages Mahina Expeditions: Auckland to Moorea. Our panel of experts weigh in on a variety of Do-It-Yourself jobs in D.I.Y Fitting Out. In Blue Water Boats, we take a close look at the new Island Packet 360, and finally, in Captain’s Log George reflects on “The DIY Age”.