Offshore Sailing News

Title Issue
Oliver Hazard Perry gets haulout

Oliver Hazard Perry gets haulout

Full-rigged ship receives final prep work below the waterline

Web Exclusives 2014
Coast Guard assumes ice reporting duties

Coast Guard assumes ice reporting duties

May/June 2014
Twenty-five years of wind vane steering

Twenty-five years of wind vane steering

Many sailors who make short-handed, offshore passages — we have a two-person crew — love the notion of electric-energy-free wind vane self-steering.

May/June 2014

Northwest Passage closes early

Environment Canada reports that after decades of warming, the Northwest Passage is experiencing 60 percent more Arctic sea ice this year than at the same time last year.

November/December 2013

Staying clear of piracy

Voyagers looking west from Australia at an Indian Ocean crossing can choose to go under Africa or over it: either around the Cape of Good Hope, or through the Red Sea and Mediterranean.

July/August 2013
Sailors rescued, boat abandoned

Sailors rescued, boat abandoned

Three sailors were rescued 28 miles east of the St. Johns River in Florida after their 30-foot sailing vessel, Second Wind, was disabled and sustained sail damage.

May/June 2013
Coast Guard investigates tall ship tragedy

Coast Guard investigates tall ship tragedy

January/February 2013
Entries set for Global Ocean Race

Entries set for Global Ocean Race

Web Exclusives 2012

On going aground

A variety of situations with the potential for going aground have arisen during the last 41 years of cruising, 15 of those years full time living aboard our 47-foot ketch Carricklee.

October 2012

Solo sailor dismasted, takes upbeat approach

At the time of the dismasting, solo sailor Daniel Collins was en route from Marathon, Fla., to Bermuda on the first leg of what he calls “The Oddasea Project” a planned circumnavigation.

July/August 2012
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