In 2015, our friends Lee & Rachel Cumberland were onboard their Tayana 37, Satori, tied to a mooring buoy in a Bahamian anchorage when a severe line of thunderstorms rolled through. The rare weather phenomenon known as a “derecho” wreaked havoc throughout the Exumas with 100-knot gusts and …Details
Following a change of control and reorganization in 2018, Bavaria Yachts, one of Europe’s biggest builders, tapped a new design team and started updating its entire range of boats. The first new “C-Line” Bavaria, the C42, designed by Maurizio Cossutti and Alessandro Ganz, was a surprise success in …Details
During the three months my little ship lay in Belfast, Maine, I had three friends. The first was a schooner bum I’d met sailing in Florida who now worked for the shipyard next door to where I had just bought my boat, Teal, a 1963 Tripp 29, sight unseen. He would hook me up with showers after days …Details
A world-class sailing destination, the BVI also offer spectacular scuba diving. Here’s what it’s like to combine both in these fair isles.
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There’s no such thing as an easy win in any IMOCA 60 Race, even if your boat has all the latest tech.
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Emirates Team New Zealand’s Glenn Ashby is on a mission to break the land-speed sailing record attempt, and with the America’s Cup defender’s resources behind him, all that’s out of his control is the weather.Details
We didn’t get off on the right foot sailing into Hawaii. It was our own fault, of course. We should have known better. It’s never a good idea to assume that just because procedures were a certain way one year, they will be the same the next. It was an especially bad idea given the world was still …Details