16 Bill Biewenga Offshore
The Dark Side of the Electronic Dream

20 David Burch at the Helm
Sailing Smart

24 World Cruising
Fair Winds and Blue Seas—Cruising in Malta
Located slap bang in the middle of the Mediterranean, the llatese Islands are a superb sailing ground—and the world is taking notice
by Robert Carry

28 Cruising Life
A Tongan Feast
Finding the best of what this beautiful island kingdom has to offer
by Nadine Slavinski

32 Classic Passages
The Baja Bash
The trip north from Mexico can be unpleasant, but it doesn’t have to be
by Capt. Woody
36 Energy on Board
36 Sustainable Energy Aboard
by BWS Staff
44 LEDs Save the Night
by George Day
48 Silent Running
by Daniel Collins

54 Boatswain’s Locker
Self-Steering Matters Part II: Calibrating your windvane for top performance
by Bill Morris

58 Blue Water Boat
Jeanneau 349
The new 349 offers a lot of quality, performance and plain fun in an affordable package
by George Day

82 Blue Horizons
Pelican Bay, Cayo Costa, Florida
By Andrew Cross



Author: Blue Water Sailing