Archive for June 2019
When West Meets East, Part 2
The breeze on the Seacoast was 10 to 15 knots, rustling the trees in my friend’s back yard in Rye, New Hampshire, which was just a few miles from the beach and Rye Harbor State Park. More »
Catamaran Cruising with Modern Sailing
July Racing Preview
The SSS Great Pacific Longitude Race, a qualifier for the Singlehanded TransPac, leads off a busy July race schedule, with a start off San Francisco on July 3. Doublehanded and singlehanded boats sail west for 200 miles…
Reveling at the Rendez-vous
"Doing the Rendez-vous has been the most fun we’ve had on our entire trip,” said Tara Travers-Stephens with an ear-to-ear grin. She and her husband John had vowed to take part in the annual Tahiti-Moorea Sailing Rendez-vous aboard their Redwood City-based Tatoosh 50. But in order to make good on that promise they had to battle abnormally unsettled wind and sea conditions on their 200-mile crossing from the Tuamotus to Tahiti.
The “Sex Raft” and the Maiden
In 1973, five men and six women embarked on a 101-day scientific sea adventure, drifting across the Atlantic on a raft called Acali. In 1989, the first all-female crew raced around the world in the Whitbread on Maiden.
AeroPress: The Better Coffee Press
Delicious, fast and easy. Designed by a sailor for on board brewing.
Bay View Boat Club’s Plastic Classic
1960s thru '94 vintage fiberglass sailboats are invited to the San Francisco Plastic Classic Regatta.
When West Meets East, Part 1
The breeze was around 10 to 15 knots as I stared at the water from the ferry. There was a hint of whitecaps across water that had, to my eyes, an unusually deep and radiant quality of blue. More »
Classic Beauties at Wooden Boat Show
It takes a lot of effort to maintain any Master Mariner classic boat in such Bristol condition.
Nominations Open for Sailors of the Year
World Sailing invites you to nominate individuals, teams and organizations for the 2019 World Sailing Awards. The awards celebrate outstanding achievement and exceptional contributions to the sport of sailing.
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