SV Concordia Crew’s Rescue Made Possible by Safety Procedures and Emergency Equipment

Hooray for the crew of Class Afloat‘s SV Concordia who had the safety equipment and knew what to do when their ship went down off the coast of Brazil on Wednesday. Even without knowing all the facts, it is obvious … Continue reading

Inspiring footage of sailing clippers by Alan Villiers

Sailing clippers of the second part of the 19th century were fast and, well over 100 years later, remain totally fascinating, not just as sailing ships but especially in terms of the skills, endurance and agility mariners of those days clearly demonstrate. These merchant sailing ships … Continue reading

The Beneteau Oceanis 323: weekend sailboat or extended-range coastal cruiser?

Note: We have sold our Beneteau 323. In this article and another, Beneteau Oceanis 323 Sailboat Review with Photos (which is based on our online ad), we share much of our experience with that lovely boat. Canada’s east coast is … Continue reading