What compels a couple to spend months at sea with their four young children? A burning desire to do something different.
A glorious and ill-considered expedition to retrace the nearly 300-mile sufferfest endured by colonial badass (and not yet turncoat) Benedict Arnold and his 1,100 brave, starving men. Their aim: to take Quebec City from the British. Ours: to survive.
Lessons from one of the best sailors to take the helm in this year's 46,000-mile epic
Everything you need to know about the upcoming Chicago race
The rules: Pilot a boat 750 miles from Port Townsend, Washington, to Ketchikan, Alaska—no motors allowed. The prize: $10,000 nailed to a piece of wood. The result: Seven capsizings, four lifesaving Big Macs, one dramatic coast guard rescue, and a cast of oddball adventurers who reclaimed the salty heart of ocean racing.
But sometimes the best way to restore diplomatic relations is a little friendly competition—and plenty of rum
In October, 12 women will compete in one of the world's oldest male-dominated sports. The race? A 38,000-mile monster through pirate-infested waters and rough seas.
The arrival of outboard motors brought about the disappearance of the Polynesian-style sailing canoe some 40 years ago. Then French expat Stephan Lambert re-introduced a fiberglass version of the small, nimble watercraft being produced in Hawaii.
Larry Ellison’s bid to convert America’s Cup sailing into a high-risk action sport was labeled a disaster before the first race. But it still might work.
What would it be like to spend your childhood at sea, growing up in a sailboat as your family hopped from one continent to another? Somira Sao intends to find out.
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