Author: Rich Ian-Frese

‘Remote’ is a relative term

Great Barrier Island, New Zealand, is only 50 to 60 nautical miles offshore of Auckland — a dense and populated place by most standards — yet the island truly feels a world apart from that big city.

High seas drifter: The code zero solution

A versatile, light-air sail can keep a heavy-displacement rig moving, or drifting under control, even in a breeze just two knots beyond dead calm. A 100 percent, bi-radial cut, drifter does the job on our Tayana 37 cutter Anna —…