Category Archives: Adventure

Beto Pandiani Makes Plans for Next Extreme Voyage

Beto Pandiani is a sailor known for cruising around the world on beachcats. He started like many on the Hobie 16 fleet in Brazil, and in 1989 he obtained the first international title for his local class, he was crowned … Continue reading

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Looking for weekend fun in Australia? Check out the Lock Crowther Memorial Regatta!

The 2011 APC Logistics Lock Crowther Memorial Regatta is happening this weekend, starting with the Blue Water Ocean race on Friday and the key inshore races on Saturday and Sunday.  Australia’s biggest multihull regatta will cater to all multihull sailors: … Continue reading

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5 Cruising Classics

Looking for an older cruising cat? Something that in its day was state of the art, that over time has maintained its value, and that still does what it was designed to do? Something you can find, maybe renovate, and … Continue reading

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Hull Flying

I just read a long thread elsewhere on the topic of cruising cats that fly a hull. Interesting stuff. Ultimately, it turned into a bit of a character discussion and emotional issue, but some great points were made. For what … Continue reading

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200 Miles a Day!

The magic number for judging a boat as a performance cruising catamaran is the ability to average 200 miles a day on a long trip. No engines. Upwind. Downwind. Average speed…. Doesn’t sound that hard, right? But let’s look at … Continue reading

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Gaining Offshore Experience

Many people who are considering going off cruising wonder how they can gain offshore sailing experience and credentials.  Whether your dream is to sail your own boat offshore,  to do deliveries, or to captain for others, how do you get … Continue reading

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Abby Sunderland sets sights on new sailing attempt

Abby’s adventure seems to be on every news station including the Weather Channel and now she’s added fuel to the fire by posting that she will try again. Most of the negative press seems to be focused on why the … Continue reading

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