16 Bill Biewenga
Getting Your Point Across
Coordinating efforts is not difficult if everyone on the crew understands the tasks at hand and how to proceed as individuals within the group

20 World Cruising
Touchè Found Svalbard
In 1194 the Icelandic sagas state “Svalbardi funning,” which translates to Svalbard found. And so we did.
by Judith Jacobsen

26 Living Aboard
Discovering paradise, cheeseburgers and a little slice of America
by Katie Thomsen

32 Classic Passage
We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Agents
Part 1: How to travel the Panama Canal without an agent
by Paul Lever

38 Cruising Life
Water Babies
There’s an influx of children cruising the world, and its both new and old
by Jessica Lloyd-Mostyn

42 Performance Sailing
42 Composits for Cruising Sails?
by Dave Flynn
46 Reefing Rules
by Capt. John Jamieson
50 Sail Fast
by Andrew Cross
52 Weather Routing for Faster Passages
by George Day

54 Boatswain’s Locker
The Tabernacle Main Mast
For those who explore canals and rivers, and those who live near low bridges, the old fashioned tabernacle mast system has huge benefits
by Alan Lucas

58 Blue Water Boat
Salona 44
A true dual-purpose sloop, the Salona 44 offers all the comforts of home in a design that is a proven winner on the racecourse
by George Day


Author: Blue Water Sailing