Wanderbird is a 65-foot 2004 Park Isle Marine Royal Passagemaker with a long-range cruising disposition.
Brothers Rod and Bob Johnstone arrived at the same conclusion independently 39 years ago before launching the perennially popular J/24 sailboat. The wave of baby boomers who were having so much fun sailing Hobie, Sunfish and other beach boats were marrying and having children, and they were primed for owning a performance family keelboat.
After nearly two years of inactivity, Greenline has returned with a new boat and new ownership. Vladimir Zinchenko, owner and CEO of SVP Yachts in Slovenia, says the 36 Hybrid — along with other new Greenline models — will be faster under diesel power.
A fixture along the Maine coast for decades, Heritage is a 145-foot (LOA) coasting schooner built to historical specifications, with the heavy scantlings of a 19th century sailing vessel.
Hurricane Matthew weakened as it marched up the Southeast coast of the United States and stayed just far enough offshore to spare an estimated 2 million people catastrophic damage from winds that early in its 11-day run as a hurricane reached 160 mph.
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