March/April 2018


16 World Cruising
From Liston on the Atlantic coast, they cruise to Gibraltar, the south of Spain and the Balearic Islands
by John Neal

24 Classic Passage
The Maiden Voyage
Part 1: Hong Kong to the Phillipines in the ongoing saga of the new Kraken 66 White Dragon’s maiden voyage from China to Gibraltar
by Dick Beaumont

28 Cruising Life
Sailing to the Revolution
Part 1: Looking back at a family cruise that took them straight into the Cuban revolution
by Mark Florman

34 Bluewater Adventure
Francois Gabart: Superman
The handsome, mild mannered Frenchman, did the impossible when he knocked six days off the solo round the world record
by Brian Hancock

38 Practical Passage
Cyclones in French Polynesia
When compared to other tropical cruising paradises, French Polynesia is the least likey to suffer hurricanes or cyclones
by Dr. John Freeland

42 World Sailing Adventures

42 We Love Morocco
From Mallorca in Spain’s Balearic Islands, to Morocco and then the Canary Islands
by John Neal and Amanda Swan Neal

54 Summer Sailing Vacation Guide
New cruising groJanuary/February 2018unds and new cruising skills

52 Blue Water Boats
Moody Deck Saloon 54
The new Bill Dixon design is a proper yacht that a couple could easily sail around the world
by George Day


6 Captain’s Log
8 Blue Water Dispatches
12 Biewenga Offshore
42 Charter Companies
66 Chandlery
69 Brokerage
72 Classifieds
74 Broad Reaching-Andy Cross


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