Sailboat Blog

The Sailboat Blog keeps you in touch with the additions and changes made to sailboat-cruising.com website.

Whenever a new article gets uploaded, you'll be the first (after me!) to know about it.

To subscribe to my Sailboat blog (no e-mail address necessary), RIGHT-click on the orange RSS button and then copy-and-paste the URL of this site's RSS feed into your RSS reader. OR...

Or click on the Google, My Yahoo!, My MSN, or Bloglines button if you keep a personalized home page there. Follow their instructions.

Mar 28, 2020

'Endeavour', a Tartan 34.5C For Sale

SORRY, NOW SOLD! For more boats like this one that are currently for sale please go to Cruising Sailboats for Sale... After 33 years of Europe, Atlantic

Continue reading "'Endeavour', a Tartan 34.5C For Sale "

Mar 04, 2020

Which Deep Cycle Marine Battery Best Fits Your 12V Power Requirement?

A Deep Cycle Marine Battery is definitely the way to go, but which type is best? A liquid lead acid boat battery or one of the Valve-Regulated Lead Acid (VRLA) types? Find out here!

Continue reading "Which Deep Cycle Marine Battery Best Fits Your 12V Power Requirement?"

Mar 01, 2020

'Maria Concordia', a Broadblue 42 Catamaran for Sale

If you are looking for a fast, quality bluewater catamaran suitable for single-handing, take a look at this Broadblue 42, currently located in Grenada,

Continue reading "'Maria Concordia', a Broadblue 42 Catamaran for Sale"

Feb 26, 2020

'Mañana', a Taswell 49AS for sale

'S/Y Mañana', LG9841 (NOR), a Taswell 49AS. SORRY, NOW SOLD! For more boats like this one that are currently for sale please go to Cruising Sailboats for

Continue reading "'Mañana', a Taswell 49AS for sale"

Feb 24, 2020

How Hull Drag and Wavemaking Resistance Affect Speed through the Water

It's not just the fauna and flora which attaches itself below the waterline that create hull drag, wavemaking resistance also has a limiting affect on our hullspeed

Continue reading "How Hull Drag and Wavemaking Resistance Affect Speed through the Water"

Feb 24, 2020

A Sailboat Cockpit Must be Workable, Comfortable and Safe

The sailboat cockpit has to operate as an efficient work station when underway, and a comfortable leisure area when at anchor, but on some sailboats the compromise is not always successful

Continue reading "A Sailboat Cockpit Must be Workable, Comfortable and Safe"

Feb 23, 2020

Why Some Sailboat Keels Perform Better To Windward Than Others

But it's not just about windward performance, other types of sailboat keels may suit your sailing area better and reduce your mooring costs; for example

Continue reading "Why Some Sailboat Keels Perform Better To Windward Than Others "

Feb 12, 2020

The Case for Sailboat Tillers as an Alternative To Wheel Steering

Just why do so many modern sailboats have wheel steering when sailboat tillers are cheaper, more reliable and convenient? Check out this comparison between wheels and tillers

Continue reading "The Case for Sailboat Tillers as an Alternative To Wheel Steering"

Feb 10, 2020

‘Merrimist’, an Ericson 38-200 for sale

Price slashed from $50,000 to $38,000. Owner Now Very Keen to Sell! 'Merrimist', a 1986 shoal draft Ericson 38 is a Great Liveaboard, Weekender or World

Continue reading "‘Merrimist’, an Ericson 38-200 for sale"

Feb 09, 2020

'Passat II', a Tayana 55

'Passat II', an ideal liveaboard long-distance cruising boat for sale at a very reasonable price. Type: Sailing cruiser Year : 1990 Location: Grenada,

Continue reading "'Passat II', a Tayana 55"

Feb 07, 2020

s/v 'Tayana', a Tayana 37 for Sale

'Tayana' is for sale. She's a classic bluewater cutter-rigged sailboat. With a thick fiberglass hull, she's a full keel double-ender designed by the famous

Continue reading "s/v 'Tayana', a Tayana 37 for Sale"

Feb 05, 2020

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!

Continue reading "Used Sailing Equipment For Sale"

Jan 26, 2020

Looking for Yacht Services & Facilities available on Grenada?

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

Continue reading "Looking for Yacht Services & Facilities available on Grenada?"

Jan 17, 2020

C&C 37R for Sale

Ocean Phoenix is a 1989 C&C 37R (Hull #11) designed as a racer/cruiser. Currently located in Barrington, Rhode Island, she has been in the water for

Continue reading "C&C 37R for Sale"

Jan 16, 2020

'Snowflake', a Richard Woods 35' Flica Sailing Catamaran For Sale

Currently located in Grenada, West Indies, Snowflake is a 1987 35 foot Richard Woods Flica F3 catamaran, production boat built by Palamos Boatbuild Ltd

Continue reading "'Snowflake', a Richard Woods 35' Flica Sailing Catamaran For Sale"


New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.

Recent Articles

  1. 'Endeavour', a Tartan 34.5C For Sale

    Mar 28, 20 12:51 PM

    SORRY, NOW SOLD! For more boats like this one that are currently for sale please go to Cruising Sailboats for Sale... After 33 years of Europe, Atlantic

    Read More

  2. Which Deep Cycle Marine Battery Best Fits Your 12V Power Requirement?

    Mar 04, 20 05:49 AM

    A Deep Cycle Marine Battery is definitely the way to go, but which type is best? A liquid lead acid boat battery or one of the Valve-Regulated Lead Acid (VRLA) types? Find out here!

    Read More

  3. 'Maria Concordia', a Broadblue 42 Catamaran for Sale

    Mar 01, 20 07:24 PM

    If you are looking for a fast, quality bluewater catamaran suitable for single-handing, take a look at this Broadblue 42, currently located in Grenada,

    Read More