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Apr 25, 2017

Cruising Sailboats For Sale

Want to avoid brokers fees? Then take a look at these selected cruising sailboats for sale privately by their owners.

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Apr 24, 2017

Luxury Catamaran for Sale

'Hummingbird of Itchenor' is a 50 ft luxury catmaran built 1997 by Northshore Yachts in the UK.

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Apr 24, 2017

Used Sailing Equipment For Sale

Here's where people with sailing equipment for sale advertise their stuff entirely free of charge. If you're looking for used sailing gear or other used boating accessories, here's where to find it!

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Apr 24, 2017

Popular Cruising Yachts from 45 to 50 feet (13.7m to 15.2m) Length Overall

Offshore cruising yachts of this size are probably the maximum size that most cruising couples can handle safely without taking on additional crew.

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Apr 24, 2017

Marine Watermaker Services in the Eastern Caribbean

Is your boat's watermaker playing up again? This directory of Marine Watermaker Services will help you find someone to fix it...

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Apr 24, 2017

Top Boatyards and Marinas in the Eastern Caribbean

Looking for somewhere in the Caribbean to lay-up ashore or work on your boat? This directory of boatyards and marinas will help you find the right place...

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Apr 24, 2017

A Parachute Sea Anchor, or a Drogue?

Two ways of dealing with heavy weather at sea are heaving-to with a parachute sea anchor, or running-before under a drogue streamed from the stern, but which is the better option?

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Apr 24, 2017

Sailboat Photographs and Artwork

Most of the Sailboat Photographs on Sailboat-Cruising.com can be purchased full size and with All Rights for a small fee!

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Apr 23, 2017

How Gz Curves Reveal the Truth about A Sailboat's Stability

Gz curves are a graphic representation as to how a sailboat's righting moment changes with heel angle, identifying the heel angle at which the boat will capsize rather than come back upright

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Apr 23, 2017

Modern Sailboat Instruments and the Latest Marine Electronics

Should sailboat instruments be linked to the latest marine electronics as a fully integrated system, or is it best to leave them as independent units?

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Apr 23, 2017

Are Marine Watermakers Worth the Trouble?

The marine watermakers' reputation for unreliable is usually a result of faulty installation or, more often, lack of use. Here's how to get the best out of a reverse osmosis watermaker

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Apr 19, 2017

Is the Cutter Rig Superior to the Solent Rig for Offshore Cruising?

Both the cutter rig and the solent rig provide the offshore skipper with a choice of foresails to fly, but there the similarity ends. So what's the difference between these two rigs?

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Apr 18, 2017

Beneteau Oceanis 350

DETAILS Designer: Phillipe Briand Builder:Beneteau LOA:10,31m Beam: 3,43 m Draft: 1,57m Displacement:4800kg Ballast: 1600kg Build: 1988 BRITISH

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Apr 17, 2017

Popular Cruising Yachts from 30 to 35 feet (9.1m to 10.7m) Long Overall

Medium sized cruising yachts like these are capable of serious offshore passage making, whilst being reasonably economic to maintain and operate.

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Apr 17, 2017

Is The Cutter Rig Sailboat the Best Choice for Offshore Cruising?

The cutter rig sailboat is many sailors' first choice of cruising boat, although it's not quite as efficient to windward as a sloop. But on any kind of reach it's the real deal - and here's why

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Recent Articles

  1. Cruising Sailboats For Sale

    Apr 25, 17 08:00 AM

    Want to avoid brokers fees? Then take a look at these selected cruising sailboats for sale privately by their owners.

    Read More

  2. Luxury Catamaran for Sale

    Apr 24, 17 06:20 PM

    'Hummingbird of Itchenor' is a 50 ft luxury catmaran built 1997 by Northshore Yachts in the UK.

    Read More

  3. Used Sailing Equipment For Sale

    Apr 24, 17 02:45 PM

    Here's where people with sailing equipment for sale advertise their stuff entirely free of charge. If you're looking for used sailing gear or other used boating accessories, here's where to find it!

    Read More


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