Photos of the Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 349 from the Annapolis Sailboat Show 2015:
More specifically, this is some news from the VIP day on Thursday, October 8, 2015. Catalina Yachts says they are re-introducing a three stateroom option on their upcoming 425. Catalina has not offered a three stateroom boat since the Catalina 42, although in the interim some buyers of new Catalina yachts have converted the "flex space"... Continue Reading →
The Catalina 22 is the most commercially successful sailboat of all time and is one of the 5 inaugural members of the American Sailboat Hall of Fame. Frank Butler of Catalina Yachts designed the Catalina 22, which was Catalina's first production boat. Since 1969, Catalina Yachts has built and sold over 16,000 Catalina 22s. Catalina continues to manufacture... Continue Reading →
The Catalina Capri 14.2, known later as simply the Catalina 14.2, is an excellent sport sailboat and day sailer oriented toward family and youth use. The boat was designed by Ted Carpentier and Frank Butler of Catalina Yachts. Catalina derived the boat from the Omega 14 produced by Frank Butler's Coronado Yachts prior to the... Continue Reading →
Bill Tripp Jr. designed the Columbia 45 to be a center-cockpit motor-sailer, but she’s more like a modern deck saloon before her time. From 1971 to 1976, Columbia Yachts built a total of 180 Columbia 45s. Many have crossed oceans and they make great live-aboards for coastal cruising and island hopping. FIRST IMPRESSIONS The Columbia... Continue Reading →
The Catalina 25 is a good racer/cruiser for inland and coastal waters available at reasonable prices. This sailboat benefits from a large user base, active owner’s forum, and easy availability of spare parts.
Ken Neumeyer penned a fantastic read titled Sailing the Farm. In it Neumeyer describes how a cruising sailor can make his boat a sailstead (like a homestead), whereby he can live on and by the sea for extended periods. This book is now out of print. The link below will let you download the book in... Continue Reading →