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Recounting fond memories of a relaxing week-long sailing and diving vacation in St. Lucia aboard a restored Oyster 825 sailing vessel.
When sailing in West Sweden you will be rewarded with 270,000 islands and countless bays, inlets, and fjords—and of course all those cute, colorful, painted houses
 Few things are more important at the start of a charter than the technical briefing. Don't let the base personnel off the deck until you’re certain you know everything about...
Our editor goes on a spectacular sailing charter day aboard the Hans Christian 43 Tipitina in St. John, USVI.
Buddy-boat sailing is popular with cruisers, but it is also useful when bareboat chartering for just a week or two.
The BVI is great for a number of reasons: the distances are short, the winds are usually manageable, there are tons of moorings, navigation is line-of-site, there’s lots of...
The USVI reefs have long been protected and are far more vibrant than most we’ve seen in our tropical travels. While the BVI have historical cache, don’t forget our USVI as they are as...
Are new and experienced sailors planning their charter vacations these days, and if so, what charter options will you consider?
Hopping in and out of a dinghy from a larger sailboat or the dock is challenging to do and difficult to teach newcomers. Try these tips. ~By Zuzana Prochazka

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