Top Ten Items to Have Onboard

Not necessarily the “big ticket” items but items that have over the years the author has come to rely on  (published September 2017) I’ve delivered countless […]

Elan GT5

Built in Slovenia, this new 40-foot Rob Humphries design brings the real meaning of “Gran Tourismo” to the yachting world  (published January/February 2018) It was a […]

Beneteau Oceanis 51.1

The new Berret-Racoupeau design is a dream to sail—fast, handy, seaworthy and very comfortable  (published January 2018) From the first day that I saw the drawings […]

Diving Bonaire and Curacao

For cruisers who like to scuba dive, the Dutch islands in the southern Caribbean offer some of the world’s best and least crowded dive sites  (published […]


The rhythms of daily life change after being at sea for three weeks  (published August 2017)     On the 21st morning of our passage I […]

Paradise Found

A charter in French Polynesia’s Isles Sous les Vents offers wonderful sailing, beautiful anchorages and amazing diving  (published August 2017) It was a while ago. Perhaps […]

Seamanship for Cruisers

Two of the world’s most experienced offshore sailors and dedicated seamanship educators, share what they have learned over lifetimes at sea  (with John Neal and Amanda […]

Going Coastal to New England

A flotilla cruise from Hampton, Virginia to Southern New England offers adventure, new friends and a taste of history  (published June/July 2017) In the summer of […]

On to Cuba

Six friends take in the sights and sounds of Cuba  (published June/July 2017) Plate after plate of food piled in front of us as our crew […]