Journal

"Summer ends, and Autumn comes, and he who would have it otherwise would have high tide always and a full moon every night." - Hal Borland I have a confession to make: I love fall sailing. We've reached that time of year - the autumnal equinox,...

Full disclaimer: this post has nothing to do with sailing. But there's a historic solar eclipse happening in the U.S. - and we had such a good time putting together our Ultimate Sailor's Playlist, we couldn't resist the urge to make a soundtrack of eclipse...

Music and sailing just seem to go together - we all have our favorite sailing songs, right? There's something about the wind and the water, the motion of the boat, and that laid back sailing lifestyle that begs to be put to music. A good...

When women sailors get together, good things happen. I was privileged to join over 100 other sailors at the 16th annual Women's Sailing Conference event, held in Marblehead, MA at the lovely Corinthian Yacht Club. The goal of the Women's Sailing Conference is to provide women...

Well the racing is over, the dust is settling, and we have a new America's Cup champion: Emirates Team New Zealand. In stunning fashion, they crushed Oracle Team USA 7-1 in the finals to take the Auld Mug back to Auckland. You have to hand...

The 35th America's Cup, taking place now in Bermuda, is truly a spectacle on many levels. First you have the boats - 50 foot foiling catamarans that fly across the water at speeds up to 50 knots. Second is the location - the clear turquoise...

Here in the northeast US, sailing season is (finally!) here. And that means spring sail racing starts too. Are you ready for racing season? Whether you're a regular Wednesday night series racer or competing in weekend regattas, good preparation is key to your success. As...

Sailing season officially kicked off last weekend with the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show. We had a fantastic time at this year's show, meeting lots of new sailors and seeing many return customers too, which is really cool. The weather was amazing, resulting in a record turnout...

Earth Day is especially meaningful for sailors. About 71 percent of the Earth's surface is covered by water. For most of us the ocean is our playground, and sometimes even our home. We love it, curse it, romanticize it, write about it, dream about it, and...

The Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show is the official kickoff to sailing season on the East Coast. Sailors eagerly await its arrival and the welcome opportunity to commune with fellow sailing junkies. The Annapolis Boat Show is a sailor's paradise, with the chance to ogle beautiful...