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Dustin Reynolds: One Arm, One Leg, All Heart
Dustin Reynolds: One Arm, One Leg, All Heart

Dustin Reynolds is literally a “singlehanded” sailor. He’s also an ­inspiration to all who’ve met him on his remarkable quest. (Todd Duff /)On the evening....

Brewing Beer on a Boat
Brewing Beer on a Boat

If you’re of the opinion that a cold brew tastes even ­better on a remote beach, then boat-brewing might be for you! (Birgit Hackl/)What’s a....

Satellite Communications for Sailboats
Satellite Communications for Sailboats

A satphone keeps you in touch with family, friends—and the office—no matter how far you stray from the grid. ( Courtesy Iridium/Fish Mavericks/)There was a....

How to Inspect Sails
How to Inspect Sails

Make hand-sewing through many layers easier by pre-drilling the holes using a drill with a small bit. (Behan Gifford/)It’s easy to be satisfied enough with....

Sailing into Santorini
Sailing into Santorini

Our lunch spot offered a view that’s quintessential Greece­—rows of whitewashed buildings perched on the edge of the sea. (Neville Hockley/)Santorini is probably the most....

5 Sailors Tell Their Stories of COVID-19 Quarantine
5 Sailors Tell Their Stories of COVID-19 Quarantine

The novel coronavirus sent the entire planet, including the sailing world, into a complete tailspin, and at least temporarily altered or even erased the very....

Salty Dawg Fall Rally to the Caribbean 2020
Salty Dawg Fall Rally to the Caribbean 2020

It’s time to make your plan to join the largest rally from the U.S. to the Caribbean. Discover paradise. Make new friends. Experience a season....

New Vacation Sailing Charter Options in Florida
New Vacation Sailing Charter Options in Florida

A Fountaine Pajot Helia 44 catches the breeze during a sunset sail off St Petersburg, Florida. (Courtesy of The Moorings/)During these times of social distancing,....

Cocktails with Cruising World Features Arctic Adventurer
Cocktails with Cruising World Features Arctic Adventurer

Take a break from your summer routine on Wednesday, August 19 and join CW editors Herb McCormick and Mark Pillsbury when they sit down with....

Boat Review: Neel 47
Boat Review: Neel 47

There’s no question that the Neel 47, designed by the ubiquitous, ­performance-oriented French naval architect Marc ­Lombard, was an outlier in this year’s Boat of....

Boat Review: Seawind 1600
Boat Review: Seawind 1600

One of the things I like best about baseball is watching a batter swing for the fences, and at the crack of the bat, he....

On Watch: In Search of Nirvana Bay
On Watch: In Search of Nirvana Bay

Remains of a mudslide that buried a third of Matasirih are still visible in this photo of the town. You can’t sail away your whole....

A Stop in Tobacco Caye, Belize
A Stop in Tobacco Caye, Belize

Our view from our anchorage off the north side of the island included these ­colorful overwater cabanas.Cruising from island to island inside the world’s second-largest....

10 Affordable Cruising Catamarans
10 Affordable Cruising Catamarans

So, you want to get a catamaran, sail off into the sunset, and capture some magic with your lover or family for a few years.....

Circumnavigating the Delmarva Peninsula
Circumnavigating the Delmarva Peninsula

  Every spring, the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, sends out dozens of plebes on its beautiful dark-blue Navy 44 sloops to do a....

Salty Dawg Homeward Bound Flotilla Recap: Dawged Determination Gets Stranded Cruisers Home
Salty Dawg Homeward Bound Flotilla Recap: Dawged Determination Gets Stranded Cruisers Home

Editor’s note: Hat’s off to the Salty Dawg Sailing Association and the volunteers who delivered on their stated mission of being “Sailor’s helping sailors. Here’s....

Domestic Sailing Adventures
Domestic Sailing Adventures

Ready for a getaway on the water? No need to go far—there are some great bareboat charter sailing destinations throughout the US. (Marianne Lee/)Let’s face....

Point of View: Paper Chart Dreams
Point of View: Paper Chart Dreams

A wall stacked with charts awaits at shops such as Seabreeze Nautical Books and Charts in San Diego. (Ann Kinner/)I’m walking down the street with....

Busy Atlantic Hurricane Season Predicted for 2020
Busy Atlantic Hurricane Season Predicted for 2020

Hurricane Humberto spins off the southeastern coast of the US in September 2019. (Courtesy of NOAA /)An above-normal 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is expected, according....

Five Questions with Delivery Skipper Hank Schmitt
Five Questions with Delivery Skipper Hank Schmitt

  Hank Schmitt has made numerous runs to the Caribbean and back, though not along the return route he took this year.As the coronavirus continues....

Five Performance Cruisers for 2020
Five Performance Cruisers for 2020

  The Grand Soleil 34 has ­options galore.Way back in the 1970s, when the well-known Italian boatyard Grand Soleil was just getting started, its first....

Cruising Maine, by Chance
Cruising Maine, by Chance

  The Camden Classics Cup Regatta is just one of the countless visual feasts awaiting summer cruisers in Penobscot Bay.The first ankle biter struck while....

Point of View: The Escape Pod
Point of View: The Escape Pod

  Schooner One World at anchor in the San Blas Islands. (Courtesy of Todd Duff/)I’m a marine surveyor and long-time cruiser, and something quite interesting....

How to Inspect and Tune a Sailboat Rig
How to Inspect and Tune a Sailboat Rig

Many factors will lower the breaking strength of rigging hardware. (Ralph Naranjo /)Major mast failures usually begin as minor hardware problems. At least that’s what....

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