Sabre 456 sailing off San Diego's Pt. Loma and inside Shelter Island Yacht Basin. Photo by Bob Grieser /

California Sailing on the Sabre 456

2/25/2011 - Our friends at Outside Images photographed the Sabre 456 near San Diego, California last week. If you missed the Sabre 456 at the Annapolis boatshow you can have a look at the Sabre website to view their upcoming boatshow schedule. They include information about boats in their line that will… SEE MORE

Forgotten Herreshoff Design To Be Built

2/18/2011 - A long-lost variation of Nathanael Greene Herreshoff’s popular 12½ is being built through a collaboration between a Bristol, Rhode Island, boatbuilder and “Captain Nat’s” grandson, Halsey Herreshoff. The H-20 features a 17’4” waterline versus the 12½’s 12’6” waterline and an overall length of 19’10”. It will be cold-molded and sheathed… SEE MORE
RV Five Friends drawings

New Boat Expands Maine College’s Reach

2/18/2011 - A new forty-six-foot power vessel being built for the College of the Atlantic (COA) at the Wesmac yard in Surry will extend the college’s islands curriculum both in terms of seasonal duration and geographic reach. Built to hold more than forty people and cruise at up to eighteen knots, the… SEE MORE
Grey Barn Boatworks, North Shore 22

Grey Barn Boatworks at the Cape Cod Boatbuilders Show

2/11/2011 - Grey Barn Boatworks builds a solid boat for work or play. Their flagship is the North Shore 22. Each boat is built one at a time, only four to six a year, providing a semi-custom boat from a proven downeast semi-displacement hull powered by an inboard diesel engine. You can… SEE MORE

Rhode Island Youth Sailing Program Needs Help

2/10/2011 - On January 12th, 2011, during one of Rhode Island's worst blizzards in a decade, the Edgewood Yacht Club, in Cranston Rhode Island, burned down to the water, taking with it all of the Optimist sails, blades, spars, airbags and lines with it. Edgewood Yacht Club has a not-for-profit sailing organization… SEE MORE