New & Noteworthy

Advancements in nav and electronics  (published January 2013) Technology has vastly changed the way sailors look at almost every aspect of the cruising lifestyle. Some sailors […]

Multihull Master Gino Morrelli

(published January 2013) Gino Morrelli of Huntington Beach, California, is partnered with Pete Melvin in the design and engineering firm Morrelli & Melvin. Together with their […]

Bottoms Up!

Employing Coppercoat in the quest for the perfect bottom job  (published December 2012) The restoration and refit of our Pearson 424, Regina Oceani, has a focus […]

The Experts Weigh In

BWS authors share their favorite safety and communication gear  (published September 2012) Without question, our most valuable and useful piece of electronics is an ICOM 802 […]

Portobelo, Panama

9°33’N 79°39’W  (published March 2012) Mention Panama to a typical cruiser and they’ll usually think of the Panama Canal, the San Blas Islands or Bocas del […]

I See a Miracle

Why don’t sailors sail anymore?  (published March 2012) Nassau, 0900 hours. After picking up Curt Hewett, who will help me during the offshore passage to North […]