14 Bill Biewenga Offshore
Pulling the Plug and Flipping the Switch

18 Daniel Collins Tech Talk
Beyond the Ditty Bag

22 World Cruising
PNG Discovered
A voyage through Papua New Guinea reveals the friendly side of these rarely cruised islands
by Katie Thomsen

28 Classic Passage
A Trip Into the Dangerous Middle
An eventful passage between French Polynesia and Niue
by Heather Francis

32 Cruising Life
Seasick Awareness
How to recognize and control mal de mer before and during your sailing experiences
by Michael Kohl

36 World Sailing Adventures

36 10 Secrect Anchorages in the B.V.I.
by BWS editors

40 A Conversation with John Neal
by Andrew Cross

48 Tech Report
How installing an alarm can boost your on board security and peace of mind
by Paul Lever

52 Boatswain’s Locker
Self-Steering Matters
Part III: Making sense of emergency rudder options for your boat
by Bill Morris

56 Blue Water Boat
Gunfleet 58
Big, fast and elegant, the new Gunfleet 58 is a world cruiser that will get you across oceans in comfort and style




Author: Blue Water Sailing