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Sailing to Alaska – By Molly Rard

Attention all flotilla-members and envious onlookers: Sail Alaska 2016 is almost here! Our departure date is June 19th, so that means one last rush of preparation. You may find yourselves in dire need of a nap before the trip even starts, but don’t worry – the hard work pays off and we will be “relaxing” (Learning! Fishing! Cooking! Adventuring!) in […]

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Jeanneau 64, We Meet Again

  Argentous, Trois Vignes, Amandine, Madelene ll, Serenity, and now Celerity, are all Jeanneau 64s that I’ve had the pleasure of sailing and spending time aboard since the 64 was first introduced in Corsica in June, 2014. I’m lucky I know! And while all these boats each have their own, unique personality, they also share the same great design features […]

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Let’s Rendezvous!

Last month I had the pleasure of attending the 2016 Jeanneau Owner’s Rendezvous in the British Virgin Islands. This is the third time Jeanneau America has hosted the event since it was first started in 2012. And while no two rendezvous’ have been exactly the same, they have all shared the same basic DNA: sailing, adventure, fun, laughter, good times, […]

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Underway Aboard the Velasco 37F

It’s hard to get around the fact that new boats, especially cruising boats, can get expensive. That’s why one of the best features of the Velasco 37F is the price. Right from the very beginning, the Velasco 37 was designed and built with affordability in mind. Powered by twin Volvo D4s or optional D6s, the Velasco 37F, nicely equipped, will power […]

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Test Sail: Jeanneau 349

Annapolis is a great place for a boat show. I mean, the town is uber historic, and charming, and quaint…but…after many, many years as a boat tester and judge for both SAIL and Cruising World magazines, I can also attest to the fact that Annapolis can sometimes lack one of the most important ingredients one needs to conduct a proper boat test—WIND. However…this was one of those special days […]

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A Father and Son put the Sun Fast 3600 through its Paces

“The meaning of ‘performance’ in modern, production monohulls continues to evolve and the Jeanneau 3600 is leading the way.” George Day, Blue Water Sailing Magazine Back in September, before the Newport International Boat show, George Day, owner of Blue Water Sailing Magazine, received a text from his older son Simon Day which included a picture of what Simon described as a […]

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