Journal

It's the holiday season, and we've been seeking out gifts for sailors that will make their nautical holiday dreams come true. We've updated our popular gift guide from last year with some new additions. The focus is still the same, though: we're featuring gift ideas...

You've heard of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, but what about Women-Led Wednesday? Odds are you haven't heard of it - yet. Women-Led Wednesday is a new movement, kicking off this year on Wednesday, November 21. The goal is to support and...

One of the great things about the Annapolis Boat Show (besides the boats, of course!) is that it showcases all types of businesses in the sailing industry. Throughout the tents you’ll find every variety of boat gear and lifestyle amenities. And while all the tents...

With rousing shouts of "Arrrrrggghh!" and "Avast!" a group of pirates stormed the Hudson River in New York City last Saturday. It was all in fun, of course. But unknowing passers-by surely did a double take to see sailors dressed in full pirate garb, and...

For women in the Volvo Ocean Race - and women's sailing in general - the 2017-2018 version of the race was a seminal event. For the first time in the storied history of the Volvo, every team in the race had women sailors on their crew....

Sailors love the sun - but it doesn't always love us back. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, more people in the U.S. are diagnosed with skin cancer each year than all other cancers combined. 90% of skin cancer comes from sun exposure, and sun...

When you live for summer, the summer solstice is a big deal. It's the official start of summer and the longest day of the year. It's always one of our favorite days to be on the water, and we're not alone. There's a special event...

When an event is in its 17th year, you know it's got a good thing going. So I wasn't surprised when the 17th annual Women's Sailing Conference drew over 100 women, new and experienced sailors alike, to the Corinthian Yacht Club in Marblehead, MA. Presented...

Sailing season is finally here, and we can't wait to get out on the water! To get ready, we've been assessing our sailing gear and prepping for on-the-water fun. We've already covered the top 5 items you need for safe sailing, and the things we...

Sailing season is finally here! Time to pull out the sailing gear and get your sailing bag ready to go. We've already covered the top 5 items you need for safe sailing. Now let's talk about the things you keep in your sail bag all...