Dutchmar, a Norwalk, CT-based company specializing in innovative sail handling hardware, has launched the Zoom Jib Boom, which allows a 110% furling headsail to be self-tacking upwind, self-vanging off the wind, with the ability to be sailing in spinnaker mode in about a minute for easier and much faster sailing...
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Joe Harris set sail from Newport, RI on November 15, 2015 aboard GryphonSolo2 attempting a solo, non-stop, unassisted, Round-The-World record attempt for a 40ft monohull sailboat. Joe Harris departed Newport, RI in November on an attempt to set a new Non-Stop Solo Around the World Record for 40-foot monohulls.   ©...
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For nearly two decades, the Bayfront Maritime Center (BMC) in Erie, Pennsylvania, has been using innovative programming and out-of-the-box thinking to get students and community members engaged and on the water. BMC’s latest initiative is true to form – the Center is creating a representation of an historic gunboat schooner...
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It’s no secret that Sperry Charleston Race Week (April 14-17, 2016 in Charleston, SC) has become a spring sensation. This multi-class regatta – the largest keelboat gathering in the Americas – is mecca for trailerable sportboats. The Audi Melges 20 class is among the biggest at Sperry Charleston Race Week,...
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Stories of ten Sunsail owner cruises By Nancy Kaull & Paul Jacobs, Edited by Daniela Clark, Published by Pleiades Publishing As members of the Sunsail owners program, Nancy Kaull and Paul Jacobs of Saunderstown, RI have cruised many of the world’s finest waters together. Among the numerous benefits of purchasing...
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WindCheck January February 2016 issue