While walking in Arizona, Pat McIntosh spotted a sailing dingy tied to a car roof. “Who's got the car with the sailboat on top out here?” All the RV’ers looked at me as if they had never heard of a sailboat before.
What do Captain Cook, the Lord Liverpool University-George Washington School and New Zealand have in common? A small island in the South Pacific.
Sailors often ponder the question of whether to stay put, or sail away. Some know the answer before the question even arises, while others take time to deliberate. What would you do?
While the word cruising suggests lounging on the aft deck or reading a book in a hammock, Fiesta de Veleros continues a long tradition of cruisers who appreciate the hospitality of the local Mexican community and give thanks by giving back.
Sailing to Hawaii was not even Plan B for Frank and Mary Grace Stitch when they took possession of their new HH55 catamaran, Ticket to Ride.
How many sailors have, or will at sometime move their boat across the land? Sailboats need to keep moving lest they become just one more among the many neglected or abandoned sailboats left to rot in some faraway yard.
The glorious Sea of Cortez is calling. It is as beautiful as always and unaffected by the pandemic. However, ashore in La Paz, COVID restrictions are in full force with masks required indoors and outdoors.
Randall Reeves has been awarded the Cruising Club of America's (CCA) highest honor for his "first-of-its-kind circumnavigation."
When the tide is going out, which is usually stronger due to the amount of rainfall and numerous rivers, all that water mass wants to get out to sea. Look at the chart and imagine all the blue stuff headed west — don't fight it, ride it.
Dustin (Dusty) Adams' photos of his Thanksgiving sail around around Moss Landing are proof that you can have fun sailing in light air.
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