Every year, sailboat manufacturers around the world launch their latest models, and every year, SAIL magazine’s experienced boat reviewers spend days and weeks learning what’s new, talking with boatbuilders, examining the boats top to bottom dockside, and finally taking them sailing. This …Details
Kenichi Horie, who undertook his most recent voyage last year at age 83, sailing solo from San Francisco to Chiba, Japan, in an 18-foot sloop, is the latest winner of the Cruising Club of America’s Blue Water Medal. The famed Japanese sailor and environmentalist joins a rarified list of sailing …Details
I used to live in Thomaston, Maine, literally just down the street from the Lyman-Morse yard, but that was 20 years ago, so I was happy to have a chance to revisit the yard this past week. It was then, and is even more so now, the kind of place where you can’t help but find some very cool …Details
Your purchase of sunglasses—and specifically the type of lens you choose—could be one of the most important gear decisions you can make, for the sake of your eyes and your ability to better read wind on the water. Mike Ingham dives into the topic while on his own search for new shades.Details
So here it is, almost gift-giving time, and you’re fresh out of ideas for that favorite sailor in your life. We are here to help you procrastinators! Following are some ideas direct from the everyday sailing lives of SAIL’s editors that might be just the thing to keep your gifting on an even keel. …Details
It’s been a long five years since the conclusion of the 2018 Volvo Ocean Race, and a lot more than the event’s name has changed. Here’s everything you need to know about this season’s premier ocean race before it kicks off on January 8. The RouteThroughout every iteration of this event since 1973, …Details
The Beneteau First 36 is versatile and powerful machine with many masters to serve.
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