My idea in 1967 was simple: buy a Volkswagen van, drive to California, and sleep with as many beach bunnies as I could. It didn't happen
8 boats hailing from Sweden, Norway, Germany, New Zealand, Australia, Argentina and Canada cast off en route to the Port Louis Marina in Grenada
After over 60 years of living aboard, I’m often asked by lubber and sailor alike, “What’s your favorite island?”
Curacao, 56 miles west of Bonaire and 74 miles to the east of Aruba, is becoming a popular destination for cruising and chartered yachts alike
Plunge - One Woman’s Pursuit of a Life Less Ordinary... More than a sailing memoir, get pulled into a physical as well as a psychological journey
Luckily, my granddaughter Sokú Orion Goodlander came to my rescue—by signing up for the Optimist sailing program at our local yacht club
Fall Cruising Update: The Caribbean, with its warm sunny climate, blue seas and steady tradewinds, continues as a big draw for winter cruising
We’ve had many bilge water incidents. Some caused by utter stupidity, others by technical failures that might have been avoided
Latest on sailing to the Caribbean or know more about sailing, the Seven Seas Cruising Association (SSCA) has just what you need.
I predict that, in both the near future and the distant future, that I will make predictions that are completely worthless
The existence of tropical hurricanes—and their massive destructiveness—has been known for a long time. What has changed in modern times is their frequency.
For centuries, mariners have found natural harbors, protected bays and dense mangrove lagoons in which to protect their vessels from storms
The perfect place for Atlas Yacht Sales to grow a successful dealership with new Jeanneau’s for private owners and Charter Management Program
Marigot Bay Marina reopened as an official Port of Entry for yacht-based visitors. We have stringent quality controls and health and safety measures
The Dominican Republic in the last few years has more than doubled its number of full-service marinas. There are so many reasons to visit!
The Caribbean is the yachting destination of the rich and famous. Rafael Nadal may soon come this way, if his outings to the Bahamas are any indication.
The connection between the engine and propeller requires a big hole in the hull under the waterline. A dripless shaft seal or similar solution is required.
For charter yachts, as well as recreationally cruisers that just wanna have fun, here are some of the latest and greatest in water toys.