Category - Sailing

Reviews and Opinions about Sailboats and Sailing

Sakonnet Point Marina and Yacht Club

Sakonnet Point Marina and Yacht Club

The Sakonnet Point Marina and Yacht club is tucked behind the tip of the peninsula. The highest building on the point, the stylish, shingled, two-storied, craftsman-style clubhouse, perches on pilings; its walk-around deck overlooks the pool and harbor.

2021 Prada Cup Final ~ Day 4

2021 Prada Cup Final ~ Day 4

Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli and INEOS Team UK squared off again to determine the winner on day 4 of the Prada Cup Final and the right to face the Defender Emirates Team New Zealand in the America's Cup.

2021 Prada Cup Final ~ Day 3

2021 Prada Cup Final ~ Day 3

Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli and INEOS Team UK squared off again to determine the winner on day 3 of the Prada Cup Final and the right to face the Defender Emirates Team New Zealand in the America's Cup.

Nyack Anchorage on the Hudson River

Nyack Anchorage on the Hudson River

The Nyack Anchorage is located north-east of the mooring field near the west shore. A public dock is located just south of the mooring field and north of condo development. Do not enter the private condo marina.

2021 Prada Cup Final ~ Day 2

2021 Prada Cup Final ~ Day 2

Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli and INEOS Team UK squared off again to determine the winner on day 2 of the Prada Cup Final and the right to face the Defender Emirates Team New Zealand in the America's Cup.

F.L. Tripp & Sons Marina

F.L. Tripp & Sons Marina

F.L. Tripp & Sons is a full service wet and dry storage marina, located on the Westport River with complete access to the Atlantic Ocean. This marina is very busy and they only have 4 transient slips so you will want to call ahead to make sure they have a place for you to tie up.

2021 Prada Cup Semi-Finals ~ Day 1

2021 Prada Cup Semi-Finals ~ Day 1

Day 1 of the 2021 Prada Cup Semi-Finals had two races scheduled, SF R1 and SF R1. The second-placed team, Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli, from the round-robin races faced the third-placed team, NYYC American Magic, in a best-of-seven series to determine who will sail in the final.

2021 Prada Cup Day 3

2021 Prada Cup Day 3

Day 3 of the 2021 Prada Cup continues with the RR2 R2 and RR2 R3. INEOS Team UK sailed to victory against Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team in the first race of the day. In the second race of the day, Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team sailed to victory against NYYC American Magic to win the...

2021 Prada Cup Day 2

2021 Prada Cup Day 2

Day 2 of the 2021 Prada Challenger's Trophy continues with the RR1 R3 and RR2 R1. Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team sailed to victory against NYYC American Magic in the first race of the day. In the second race of the day, INEOS Team UK outsailed NYYC American Magic to win the second race.

2021 Prada Cup Day 1

2021 Prada Cup Day 1

Day one of the 2021 PRADA Cup began yesterday with the RR1 (Round Robin) and RR2 race. INEOS Team UK sailed to victory against American Magic in the first race of the day. Then again INEOS Team UK outsailed Luna Rossa PRADA Pirelli to win the second race.

2021 Prada Challenger's Trophy

2021 Prada Challenger’s Trophy

The 2021 Prada Challenger's Trophy is a sailing competition to determine the challenger for the 2021 America's Cup. The races are being held from January 14th thru February 21st, 2021 in Auckland, New Zealand.

2021 America’s Cup AC75 Class Sailboat

2021 America’s Cup AC75 Class Sailboat

The 36th America’s Cup will see Emirates Team New Zealand attempt to defend the ‘Auld Mug’ against a fleet of exceptionally strong and well-resourced challengers in the new AC75 class sailboats in Auckland, New Zealand, from the 6th to the 21st of March 2021.

Laguna Windrose 22 MK1 Sailboat

Laguna Windrose 22 MK1 Sailboat

I bought this little Laguna Windrose 22 sailboat on Craigslist last year and it has been setting in my RV Storage building. Now that it is springtime and I have time because of the Coronavirus pandemic I will start the restoration.

Craigslist: Sailboats for Sale by Owner

Craigslist: Sailboats for Sale by Owner

In general, springtime is the most expensive time of the year to buy a sailboat because it is the beginning of the sailing season. Here are 6 boats from 32-foot to 35-foot LOA that are under $7,000. They will need some work.

Catalina 25 Tall Rig Sailboat Review

Catalina 25 Tall Rig Sailboat Review

I sailed a Catalina 25 in the San Diego bay for a few hours and I liked this little sailboat.  She was fairly agile in the bay and although it did not have a Knotmeter gauge but she move fairly swiftly for a 25 foot sailboat.

Anchorage: Northeast Whitehall Bay

Anchorage: Northeast Whitehall Bay

Whitehall Bay, on the west side of Chesapeake Bay and has general depths of 13 to 6 feet. A lighthouse at Sharps Point, on the west side of the entrance to Whitehall Creek Entrance Light 2W, provides a well-marked approach to the channel between North Shoal and Whitehall Flats.

Bay Bridge Marina Review

Bay Bridge Marina Review

I have only visited this marina once and had trouble making it in with my 5.5 ft draft. The entrance a bit shallow, the charts says the approach depth is 7 to 8 ft but I bottomed out just after the entrance had been drudged. Also the approach has a strong cross current so be careful when...

Sea Witch 36 Sailboat Review

Sea Witch 36 Sailboat Review

Hugh Angelman's 36 foot auxiliary ketch, the Sea Witch – a boat that not only became a classic, but (in spite of the relatively small number that have been built), went on to win the Trans Pac race and become a "class" in itself – known as the "Sea Witch Class."

François Gabart - Around The World In 42 Days

François Gabart – Around The World In 42 Days

French sailor François Gabart beat the previous solo around-the-world record of Thomas Coville by six days and 10 hours. The 98 foot trimaran crossed the finish line on December 17th, 2017 setting the new solo around-the-world record at 42 days, 16 hours, 40 minutes and 35 seconds.