16 Biewenga Offshore
Doublehanding for the Distance
by Bill Biewenga

24  Living Aboard
San Blas Islands
When you get a chance to visit the San Blas Islands, you take it
by Diane Gorch

30  World Cruising
Going With the Flow: Navigating
the East Australia Current
Funny how the beginning and end of a voyage can parallel each other, even when they’re three years and thousands of miles apart
by Nadine Slavinski

36  Cruising Life
No One’s Forecast Was Corrrect
December of 2015 and the first week of January 2016 will live in the weather records for unusual weather seen
by Pete Dubler

42  Classic Passage
When To Go
Picking a favorable weather window from the east coast of the United States to the Virgin Islands
by Julie Palm

46  Fitting Out
46 Sail Fabric, Part Two
by Brian Hancock
50 Its About the Stretch
by John Franta
53 Coppercoat Anti-Fouling Paint
by Jim Edwards

56  Bluewater Boats
Beneteau Oceanis 41.1
The new Oceanis 41.1 is a stylish re-boot of the classic Oceanis 41 with many improvements
by George Day

60  Design Review
Passport Vista 545 Aft Cockpit
An elegant, modern passagemaker