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A British Man Will Attempt to Cross the Atlantic in This Suitcase-Sized Sailboat

Andrew Bedwell knows big dreams can come in tiny packages. He plans an Atlantic crossing in the 3'3" "Big C," spending 60 days alone at sea. Court...

Learn How to Sail

One of the most important things to remember when learning to sail is to always know where the wind is coming from in relation to the boat. Here's ...

Mainsail Choice

Mainsails are divided into two types: those with battens and those without.  Learn what battens do, what makes a good batten, and the potential pro...

Harken Ratchet and Ratchamatic Blocks

Harken ratchet blocks hold a portion of the sheet's load, allowing you to trim and ease with complete control and allowing for faster trimming spee...

Cruising Downwind Performance

Downwind cruising should be a good combination of comfort and speed. Selecting the ideal sail plan to accomplish that is an art that differs not on...

Harken Blocks

Planning entails determining which of your block hardware needs to be cleaned and serviced and which needs to be upgraded. Harken block range is so...

Best sailing playlists

We all have our favorite songs to listen to while sailing, isn't that right? Something about the wind and water, the motion of the boat, and the re...

Best sailing movies

If you've been looking forward to curling up on the couch with a bowl of popcorn and watching some exciting movies, now is the time. A good sailing...

Best Sailing Books

This list includes books about learning to sail and sailing from around the world So, if you like sailing, boating, high-seas adventure, unusual tr...

How To Shop For A Sailboat

Do you want to purchase your own sailboat? It's important to recognize that there is no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to boats. Sailing ...

Top 5 Items Needed When Sailing

Every time you go sailing, it's important to organize the items you'll need a few weeks ahead of time – and to keep a reminder list handy. Before e...

Now You Can Sail A Laser Like A Pro

When one thinks of regatta races, the Laser always comes to mind being the most popular racing dinghy because of the simplicity of its design, but ...