March 2008



Thicker Than Water
There’s much more than races and results between these sailing teams, and there’s truth to the old family cliche.
by Chris Pastore

Corinthian Dreams
The fledgling Club Swan 42 class is building its base and its vitality by pitting talented amateurs shoulder-to-shoulder.
by Stuart Streuli


Moore Better
You can file the venerable Moore 24 under “Classes that Refuse to Die” or better yet, “Classes to Sail Before You Die.”

Tech Review

Next-generation electronics add more options to your tactical toolbox; Peter Isler tells you what you need and how to use it.


Boat Review
The CrossCurrent 33 is more than a high-tech, luxury daysailer.

Tech News
Performance electronics upgrades of the year: B&G’s 30/30 displays, and TackTick’s wireless Maxi MicroNet

From the Experts


Andy Burdick’s step-by-step will have you nailing your A-sail jibes in no time.

Winner’s Debrief
World champion Yngling crew Carrie Howe

Think that upwind cross is cut and dry? Think again. Dr. Dagley has eight ways to come out ahead in your next crossing.


Dick Roose examines one high-risk leeward-mark gamble.

Grand Prix

Builder Profile
After more than three decades of plying their trade, McConaghy Boats, Australia’s premier big-boat builder, is producing its finest work yet.

Numbers, Judel-Vrolijk 66


Editor’s Letter
Sailors’ Forum
Starting Line
Jobson Report
For the Record
Finish Line
Ask Dr. Crash


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