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Nov 30, 2022

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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Nov 27, 2022

Are Heavy Displacement Hulls the Best Choice for Offshore Cruising?

Increasingly, offshore sailboat skippers are choosing moderate displacement hull forms in preference to heavier vessels when planning for an ocean crossing. And here's why...

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Nov 22, 2022

Popular Cruising Yachts from 35 to 40 feet Length Overall

Medium sized cruising yachts like these are often the sailboat of choice for short-handed crews, and if properly equipped and maintained, will take long offshore voyages in their stride.

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Nov 22, 2022

The Dehler 38 Sailboat (Van de Stadt)

Thinking of buying a Dehler 38 sailboat? Perhaps you should first take a look at these pics, specs and key performance indicators...

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Nov 21, 2022

The Moody 41 Classic Sailboat

Thinking of buying a Moody 41 Classic sailboat? Perhaps you should first take a look at these pics, specs and key performance indicators...

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Nov 21, 2022

The Moody 45 Classic Sailboat

Thinking of buying a Moody 45 Classic sailboat? Perhaps you should first take a look at these pics, specs and key performance indicators...

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Nov 19, 2022

Popular Cruising Yachts from 50-55ft (15.2m to 16.8m) Length Overall

Large, well-equipped cruising yachts of this size can cross oceans in relative comfort and speed, but you'll need deep pockets to operate and maintain them.

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Nov 19, 2022

Popular Cruising Yachts from 45 - 50ft (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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Nov 19, 2022

Popular Cruising Yachts from 40 to 45ft (12.2m to 13.7m) Long Overall

With plenty of room for a cruising couple to live aboard comfortably, cruising yachts within this size range are understandably very popular with long distance sailors.

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Nov 19, 2022

Popular Cruising Yachts from 30 to 35ft (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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Nov 19, 2022

The Hanse 531 Sailboat

Researching the Hanse 531 sailboat? Here are the pics, specs and performance predictions you're looking for...

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Nov 19, 2022

The Hanse 508 Sailboat

Thinking of buying a Hanse 508 sailboat? Perhaps you should first take a look at these pics, specs and key performance indicators...

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Nov 19, 2022

The Hanse 460 Sailboat

Thinking of buying a Hanse 460 sailboat? Perhaps you should first take a look at these pics, specs and key performance indicators...

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Nov 19, 2022

The Hanse 458 Sailboat

Thinking of buying a Hanse 458 sailboat? Perhaps you should first take a look at these pics, specs and key performance indicators...

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Nov 19, 2022

The Hanse 415 Sailboat

Sailing characteristics and performance predictions, pics, specifications, dimensions and those all-important design ratios for the Hanse 415 sailboat...

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Recent Articles

  1. Used Sailing Equipment For Sale

    Nov 30, 22 01:59 AM

    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

  2. Are Heavy Displacement Hulls the Best Choice for Offshore Cruising?

    Nov 27, 22 06:38 AM

    Increasingly, offshore sailboat skippers are choosing moderate displacement hull forms in preference to heavier vessels when planning for an ocean crossing. And here's why...

    Read More

  3. Popular Cruising Yachts from 35 to 40 feet Length Overall

    Nov 22, 22 05:09 AM

    Medium sized cruising yachts like these are often the sailboat of choice for short-handed crews, and if properly equipped and maintained, will take long offshore voyages in their stride.

    Read More