After a refit at Wayfarer Marine, the fairleads aboard Coconut have become both beautiful and useful.

Safety, Hardware Updates Transform an 80′ Sailing Yacht

2/2/2012 - We recently completed a refit on the 80' sailing yacht Coconut. She's well known in the charter world and was built in 1991 by Dynamique Yachts of New Zealand. Coconut and her crew are not strangers to Camden or Wayfarer Marine, as they've completed several yard periods here throughout the… SEE MORE
Get the coal pot back to Thomaston, Maine for the party on July 3rd.

Lyman-Morse Announces Plans for Coal Pot Regatta

1/25/2012 - Yes, it’s January, so the folks at Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding Company in Thomaston, Maine, are planning a summer party for the 3rd of July. Here is the scoop: The First Annual Coal Pot Regatta is open to any and all boats heading to New England in general, and Thomaston, Maine, specifically,… SEE MORE
A sneak peek of a brand-new Hinckley Talaria 48 undergoing sea trials.

One Joystick, 48 Feet of Fun

1/23/2012 - For me, winter is a time to fantasize about "the next boat" and what exactly it will be. When it's snowing outside and I'm sitting warm and toasty by the fire, somehow I find myself freed from the constraints of reality. I thought I might be dreaming when I stumbled… SEE MORE
A Cape Cod Knockabout sailing fast to windward in Hadley Harbor. Photo by Tom Young/

Enjoying Knockabouts and Evening in Hadley Harbor

1/20/2012 - Woods Hole, the infamous current-ripped passage between Vineyard Sound and Buzzards Bay, gives me the willies. The combination of the racing current in the channel and rocks not far out of the channel is a bit too thrilling for me. But by timing our passage correctly, paying close attention to… SEE MORE
Once all core and dry fiberglass is installed, resin-distribution lines are run and a plastic sheet seals the assembly

How to Build a Strong, Efficient Boat: Resin Infusion

1/13/2012 - The manufacturing of fiberglass parts for the recreational boating market has seen many changes over its more than fifty-year history, but none has improved the quality and durability of boats more than resin infusion. This process is used today to build the fiberglass components for both the Sabre and Back… SEE MORE
Bustling in the summertime, Castine's village center is a decidedly quieter place in the off-season.

The Quiet Season Comes to Castine

1/12/2012 - Castine is one of those Maine towns that is so stunning you may find your jaw literally drop. Quiet streets filled with well-preserved homes, most of them at least a couple of centuries old, slope gracefully down to the water, where a deepwater port of great historic significance sits at… SEE MORE
Anna Tunnicliffe at the 2011 Rolex International Women’s Keelboat Championship. Photo courtesy Rolex/Daniel Forster.

2011 Rolex Yachtsman, Yachtswoman of the Year Announced

1/11/2012 - Etchells World Champion Bill Hardesty (San Diego, CA) and ISAF (International Sailing Federation) Sailing World Champion Anna Tunnicliffe (Plantation, FL) have been named as US Sailing’s 2011 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year. A shortlist of eight male and seven female sailors – determined from nominations submitted by members… SEE MORE