Beneteau 46.1

(published October 2018) When Beneteau launched the all new Oceanis 51.1 last winter at the Miami boat show, it was obvious that the new line of […]

We Love Morocco

From Mallorca in Spain’s Balearic Islands, to Morocco and then the Canary Islands, the crew of Mahina Tiare had one adventure after the next  (published March […]

Cruising the Windward Islands

From Antigua south to Grenada, the southern islands of the Lesser Antilles offer near-perfect cruising without the crowds (published June/July 2018) The islands of the Eastern […]

The Rebirth of Island Packet

(published April 2018) Over the weekend of March 16 and 17, something happened that many sailing industry veterans had hoped for but never quite believed would […]

The Year of the Refit

Boat work means lists, projects and knowing it will all be worth it  (published January/February 2018) Switching my electric sander off, I watched dust settle around […]