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Boat Review: Island Packet

The Island Packet 360 debuted at the Annapolis sailboat show a few years ago and caused a nice stir among the boatbuilder’s many fans. The new boat shows some definite evolutionary traits while maintaining the qualities that make Island Packets … Continue reading

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Boat Review: Island Packet SP Cruiser

Biscayne Bay and the sounds of South Florida are not Blue Water Sailing’s usual sailing grounds, not the least because the water is anything but blue and is for the most part remarkably thin. Few offshore cruising boats can venture … Continue reading

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Boat Review: Blue Jacket 40

The new Blue Jacket 40 that is scheduled for launch in December is a unique project among American builders and promises to be one of the most interesting new boats to come along in years. Tim Jackett, who was CEO … Continue reading

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Island Packet Yachts Debuts 40-Foot Sailboat

Island Packet Yachts is launching a new line of performance cruising sailboats under the name Blue Jacket Yachts. The Blue Jacket 40 is the first in a series and was designed by former Tartan and C&C president and chief designer … Continue reading

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Boat Review: Island Packet 360

This new mid-size bluewater cruiser will make a fine and sensible couple’s cruising boat The Island Packet 360 debuted at last fall’s Annapolis sailboat show and caused a nice stir among the boatbuilder’s many fans. The new boat shows some … Continue reading

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Cruising Shot of the Week

Trinity, an Island Packet 29, reflects on a gray morning in Robinhood Cove, Maine. Submitted by Bill Bowman of Eliot, Maine. Got a cool cruising shot to share? Send it to us at cruisingcompass@bwsailing.com.

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Calling All Island Packet Owners!

Calling all Island Packet owners – we’re looking for your pictures, stories and news bits for the upcoming Spring/Summer IPY Owners’ Newsletter. If you’d like to contribute to the next issue, send text and/or hi-res images to valerie@bwsailing.com. Thanks!

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