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 Experts Weigh In

BWS authors share their favorite safety and communication gear  (published September 2012) Without question, our most valuable and useful piece of electronics is an ICOM 802 […]

Power to Spare

Revamping an electrical system for safety’s sake  (published January 2012) During our crossing of the South Pacific Ocean, we learned of at least two boats that […]