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Nov 22, 2020

Solo Sailing, Watchkeeping & the Need for Sleep

Solo sailing has always been a major challenge whether or not the sailor is engaged in an athletic contest such as the Single-Handed Transatlantic Race or simply sailing solo. But all mariners are required to keep a proper watch at all times. So how does that work?

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Nov 21, 2020

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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Nov 20, 2020

'Teragram', a Swan 40 for Sale

'Teragram', a Swan 40 #43 from 1972, has undergone continued maintenance by all owners and while in current ownership. She has been sailed by current

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Nov 20, 2020

Caribbean Sailing Information for Sailboat Owners and Charterers

Before setting off on your Caribbean sailing adventure, make sure you've read through this information and advice from an experienced Caribbean cruising sailor

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Nov 20, 2020

Guest Authors of Sailing Books

Are you a writer with one or more sailing books to your name? If so, we'd like to hear from you!

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Nov 19, 2020

Advertising your Sailboat Here Couldn't Be Easier - and It's Free!

Want to avoid paying yachtbroker's fees and commission charges? Here's where boat owners can advertise their sailboats for sale privately, absolutely free of charge.

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Nov 19, 2020

'Skua', a Tayana 37 Sailboat For Sale

'Skua', our Tayana 37, is a comfortable bluewater cruiser, currently in the water in a tropical paradise. Grenada has open borders and flights are coming

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Nov 18, 2020

'Makaha', an Island Packet 350 for sale

URGENT! Roberto, please let me have your contact details. Without them, I won't be able to send any interested parties your way. And your asking price

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Nov 10, 2020

The Boat Buyers Bundle

The Boat Buyers Bundle

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Nov 08, 2020

'Barbara Ann', a Mason 43 Ketch for Sale

'Barbara Ann' is a Mason 43 Boat Show Edition, launched in April 1982. She was especially commissioned to be exhibited at the European Boatshows in 1981/1982

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Nov 06, 2020

Sailboat Rudders

Illustrated examples of Balanced Sailboat Rudders, Semi-Balanced Rudders, Keel-Hung Rudders, Skeg-Hung Rudders, Spade Rudders, Twin Rudders, and Transom-Hung Rudders

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Nov 01, 2020

'Amigo', A Much Improved Contessa 26 Cutter/Sloop

This 1978, Canada built, Contessa 26 has been greatly modified by me, a professional boat builder and life-long waterman, with survival in all circumstances

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Oct 28, 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!

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Oct 28, 2020

'Windsmith II', a Niagara 42 Sailboat for Sale

'Windsmith II' is a fully equipped long distance cruising sailboat. She has crossed the Atlantic, explored the Outer Hebrides, English Channel and the

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Oct 25, 2020

'Magic', a Cherubini 44 Ketch for Sale

'Magic', our 1986 Cherubini 44 Staysail Ketch has freshly painted Flag Blue Awlgrip on Hull, NEW Bright Work, and NEW gold leaf Cherubini Scroll work.

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Recent Articles

  1. Solo Sailing, Watchkeeping & the Need for Sleep

    Nov 22, 20 09:21 AM

    Solo sailing has always been a major challenge whether or not the sailor is engaged in an athletic contest such as the Single-Handed Transatlantic Race or simply sailing solo. But all mariners are req…

    Read More

  2. Cruising Sailboats For Sale

    Nov 21, 20 05:49 AM

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

    Read More

  3. 'Teragram', a Swan 40 for Sale

    Nov 20, 20 03:57 PM

    'Teragram', a Swan 40 #43 from 1972, has undergone continued maintenance by all owners and while in current ownership. She has been sailed by current

    Read More