Tobago: New Mooring Field for Man'o War Bay

Date Published - January 23, 2023

Tobago’s Environmental Research Institute Charlotteville (ERIC), has installed a new mooring field in the North-East Tobago UNESCO Man and Biosphere Reserve, to not only encourage sailing tourism, but to also protect the area’s fragile marine ecosystem. Read More

INSIGHTS: Diary of a Circumnavigation - 1. Leaving Home

Date Published - January 21, 2023

Rick Delfosse and Candy Wood began their circumnavigation in 2019 when they left Connecticut, USA, on Christmas Eve aboard their 43 foot Pan Oceanic Pilothouse Cutter “Independence”. Currently they are mid-Pacific, but in this series of articles for INSIGHTS we follow their voyage from the start with frequent instalments untilRead More

INSIGHTS: YouTube versus Cruiser Reality

Date Published - January 16, 2023

YouTube has become a staple in the sailing community – but is it having a negative effect on cruising? Fourth generation cruiser and live-aboard, Erika Lelievre, looks at the hype created by YouTube cruising channels versus the reality of a cruising life.Read More

Once is Enough

Date Published - December 14, 2022

This tale of fear and determination electrified the sailing world when first published in 1959. What keeps it as fresh and captivating now as when it was written, however, is not the fury of the storm but Miles Smeeton’s spare, eloquent descriptions of life at sea.Read More