Safety At Sea

recommendations and consideratioins for outfitting your sailboat to go offshore  (published October 2013) With the amount of gear and opinions available on what you should or […]

What Worked, What Didn’t

Gear and personal cruising items that have kept us safe, happy and healthy after six years of world cruising  (published October 2013) Cruising into our sixth […]

Snowbird Migrations

The leaves turn color and drop. The Canada Geese head south. The warm allure of the tropics beckons. But getting there may or may not be […]

Poles & Sprits

For downwind sailing, spinnaker poles, whisker poles and sprits enhance sailing fun and performance  (published June 2013) Downwind sailing is the course of choice for most […]

Performance Reefing?

How to trim roller furling sails when reefed  (published June 2013) Like it or not, furling sails are the new norm. Sure, furling headsails have been […]

Shifty Eyes

What are all these wind shifts about and how can cruisers take advantage?  (published June 2013) Every sailor knows the wind is never static. We know […]