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May 25, 2017

Hauling Out and Laying Up Ashore

Hauling out your boat and laying her up safely ashore at the end of the the sailing season is not something to take lightly. Here's how to do it right.

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May 24, 2017

'Flying Faith', a Hunter Passage 42 Sailboat For Sale! $75,000 OBO!

BEAUTIFULLY MAINTAINED RARE FIND! 42' Hunter Passage ready to set sail! She is a fully equipped high volume Hunter cruising yacht for a fraction of replacement

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May 17, 2017

Hughes 31

Excellent and fast blue water boat, has always been in fresh water. Solid and very well maintained with many upgrades over the years, including new electrical,

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May 04, 2017

Looking for Yacht Services & Facilities available on St Martin?

All Yacht Services & Facilities currently available on Martin are listed here together with the service providers and contact details...

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May 03, 2017

Looking for Yacht Services & Facilities available on Antigua?

All Yacht Services & Facilities currently available on Antigua are listed here together with their providers and contact details....

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May 02, 2017

Poor Man's 32' World Cruiser For Sale

Samson C-Mist 32 ferro-cement cutter built in 1970's and still going strong. One owner/builder reaching age (78) where a small trawler makes more sense.

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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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Recent Articles

  1. Hauling Out and Laying Up Ashore

    May 25, 17 02:08 AM

    Hauling out your boat and laying her up safely ashore at the end of the the sailing season is not something to take lightly. Here's how to do it right.

    Read More

  2. 'Flying Faith', a Hunter Passage 42 Sailboat For Sale! $75,000 OBO!

    May 24, 17 08:42 AM

    BEAUTIFULLY MAINTAINED RARE FIND! 42' Hunter Passage ready to set sail! She is a fully equipped high volume Hunter cruising yacht for a fraction of replacement

    Read More

  3. Hughes 31

    May 17, 17 02:11 AM

    Excellent and fast blue water boat, has always been in fresh water. Solid and very well maintained with many upgrades over the years, including new electrical,

    Read More


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