December 2012 Issue of Blue Water Sailing.
Seamanship: Unleashing Women’s Potential. Thinking beyond “pink and blue” boundaries leads to smoother sailing by Teresa L. Carey. Destinations: Feliz Navidad! Celebrating a colorful Christmas in Z-town by Emily Fagan. Practical Passagemaker: Surefire Survey Strategies. Getting the most out of every type of boat evaluation by Nadine Slavinski. Boatswain’s Locker: Bottoms Up! Employing Coppercoat in the quest for the perfect bottom job by Pete Dubler. Blue Water Boats: Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 41DS. The new deck saloon design embraces simple cruising elegance while offering innovative sailing systems. In December’s Captain’s Log, George discusses great gifts for cruisers this holiday season.