Sail Magazin

Sail Magazin

SAIL Magazine is the magazine of record on the sailing way of life. Whether it’s cruising, racing, or lifestyle, our editorial mission is to inspire, educate and entertain sailors of every kind and to celebrate the sport in words and images.
Sail Magazine
  1. When it comes to West Coast sailboat construction, images of California’s fiberglass heyday or the deep, cold waters of Puget Sound come to mind. But near the confluence of the Columbia and Willamette rivers—tucked away on Portland, Oregon’s Hayden Island, on quiet Canoe Bay—sits a boatyard many...
  2. Neil Evans has been talking about the merits of Harken’s T2 Soft-Attach blocks—most significantly the soft Dyneema shackle as its attachment point, rather than a metal head post and shackle—when he reminds his audience of marine professionals what their biggest variable really is when it comes to...
  3. Taking cues from its award-winning big sister the Outremer 55, the new VPLP-designed Outremer 52 has been optimized for performance and long-distance bluewater sailing. Technologies developed by the Gunboat shipyard have enabled the builders to create a lighter boat without sacrificing strength,...
  4. The family of two cruising sailors who have gone missing and are feared dead have asked the cruising community to “stand down” to let local authorities investigate the disappearance of Ralph Hendry and Kathy Brandel. Also, police issued a statement naming three young men who had escaped from prison...
  5. John Stone is the kind of seafarer who has applied the adage “keep it simple” throughout his sailing life. This maxim has enabled him to sail thousands of miles on the one and only cruising boat he has owned—a 1982 Robinhood Cape Dory 36 aptly named Far Reach—and enjoy an equal amount of pleasure...