Just to be clear, my telling you about my favorite sailing book — yet again — is an attempt to get you to tell us about your favorite sailing book. Can you say why it's your favorite? Can you say how it "made you" the sailor that you are?
Most sailors are familiar with the main seagoing words that have made their ways into everyday jargon. But you might be surprised at how many familiar phrases also came down the gangplank.
Tapio Lehtinen took to his liferaft when his Gaia 36 sank.
Jack London sailed the Bay in the late 1800s as part of the local Fish Patrol with a mission of preventing overfishing. Despite these early, failed attempts to save the vibrant ecosystem, the tide appears to be slowly turning as some species return.
From fiction to nonfiction, classics to underground favorites, history and how-to's, navigating and maintenance, racing and cruising, triumph, tragedy and the joys of cruising, there is something for every sailor and every season.
The National Sailing Hall of Fame inducted its Class of 2022 on November 5.
Jeanne is the oldest person to sail solo nonstop unassisted around the world via the Southern Ocean’s Five Great Capes, and is also the first woman to sail solo nonstop unassisted around the world from North America.
'Ramona' was a 109-ft Herreshoff schooner with a steel hull, two diesel engines, a 108-ft mainmast made of Douglas fir, a 92-ft foremast, and 16,000 square feet of sail area.
The America's Cup Hall of Fame ceremony is back in New York City, as the Herreshoff Museum inducted Dawn Riley, Dirk Kramers and Larry Ellison.
She holds the record as the fastest female to singlehand from San Francisco to Japan, and has cruised and raced across the Pacific Ocean several times.
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