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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....

Sailing the Coast of Croatia
Sailing the Coast of Croatia

The walled city of Dubrovnik looks imposing from the water, but this UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of Croatia’s most visited locations. (Queene Hooper....

Matt Rutherford’s Arctic Research Dreams
Matt Rutherford’s Arctic Research Dreams

Jon Whittle knows there’s no such thing as a free boat. Just don’t tell Matt Rutherford, who can gaze from the deck of his latest....

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