To be a better mariner, it helps to know how wind is generated. Here’s a primer, plus tips on how to forecast wind conditions.
For safety’s sake, it’s critical to keep a lookout and stay keenly aware of the situation around your boat.
How to catch a fishbox full of wahoo, one of the fastest fish in the sea.
Any boater worth his salt should know how to make a distress call and what to do when he hears one
This season, it’s critical for all boat owners to use and update these systems.
The Gipsy Moth IV, which Sir Francis Chichester sailed around the world to international acclaim, is up for sale
The America’s Cup should have a rule that puts women on every boat
Time at the helm taught this pilot boat captain that if there’s weather at sea, careful planning builds confidence
This navigational tool has benefits, but never forget it’s the helmsman’s job to stay in the driver’s seat
In a divided world, two FrencH OFFSHORE sailors show us what it means to be human
A wild ride reminds this captain how critical it is to be prepared for changing sea conditions
Master the right knot-tying habits, not for your
own pride, but to improve teamwork onboard and
ensure the safety of the crew
In just two years, America’s Cup teams have taken the foiling ac75 class from nothing to going 50 knots
Many of us hop on our boats for a good time. But occasionally you meet people who use their boats to have fun and do good. Paul Robertson, shown above at left, is one.
Nav lights can ensure the safety of your crew. Know how to use and care for those on your boat
Even if your boat is equipped with a suite of electronics, know how to use ranges
In 2020, it’s been challenging to check the news feed each morning without bracing for a littlediscomfort, but today I didn’t wince as much. There were some encouraging reports.