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Tuesday, February 16, 2021

The next America’s Cup is still sailing full-speed ahead towards the scheduled finals in March.

by: Ken Quant

tags: sailing

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

The pandemic hasn't slowed down these boat manufacturers. Check out some new rides from Zuzanna Prochazka's POV.

by: Zuzana Prochazka

tags: New Boat Models, sailing

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Sailrite has the materials and how-to videos to put the power of nautical comfort into your hands. DIY a mattress – no, really! They can teach you how.

tags: sailing

Sunday, January 31, 2021

Bob Bitchin explores the reasoning that “Fear is a Kind of Death.” How so? Read his recent article.

by: Bob Bitchin

tags: Lifestyle, sailing

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

US Sailing and the National Women’s Sailing Association (NWSA) are enthusiastic about working together on a new collaboration to promote participation, education, and engagement opportunities for female sailors. The NWSA is a membership program of the Women’s Sailing Foundation (WSF), a national nonprofit organization

tags: sailing

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

When the 116 year old ketch, Katwinchar, crossed the finish line in the 2019 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race after a grueling four days and six hours at sea a fire was ignited in the heart Australian boating industry legend and ketch owner, Bill Barry-Cotter. And that moment culminated this week in a major event involving Gold Coast

tags: Racing, sailing

Thursday, December 3, 2020

As the famous sailing quote goes, “gentlemen don’t sail to weather.” Certainly good advice for a civil cruiser, but any experienced sailor also knows downwind sailing is not always a picnic. Depending on the strength of the wind and sea-state, it can be either the sail of dreams or highly, highly annoying. In

by: Ken Quant, Broad Reach Marketing

tags: Retrofitting, sailing

Thursday, November 26, 2020

It was a great day boating and another majestic sunset. Rounding the bend heading for their slip, Captain Murray was thinking about that glass of Chardonnay back at the yacht club. Then a powerboat went speeding by a little too close, which caused a big wake and knocked Crewmember Dave overboard while he was taking down the sails.

by: Robin G. Coles

tags: Safety, sailing

Sunday, November 22, 2020

As we all know, boaters are a special group of people. Whether anglers, cruisers, or sailors, we all have our particular quirks. While by nature we are very adaptable to the conditions and able to easily deal with inclement weather or heavy shipping traffic, we usually get comfortable with our equipment and don’t often like

by: Jordan Balbresky

tags: Electronics, sailing

Thursday, November 5, 2020

Hylas Yachts is busy these days. The Hylas facilities at Queen Long Marine in Taiwan, are currently working on six between sailing and motorboats. "The global pandemic has affected us all in some way and each of us have to modify his own behavior a little," commented Andy Huang, CEO of Hylas Yachts. "We have been fortunate in Taiwan

tags: New Boat Models, sailing

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