Why Are Orcas Attacking Sailboats? Killer Whale vs. Sailing Vessels

Photo of Killer Whale Attacking the Stern Rudder of a Sailboat

Ten killer whale attacks over the past 12 months. That’s more than a series of accidents – orcas are attacking sailboats near Portugal and Spain. But why are killer whales attacking and sinking sailboats? Video: Researchers debate why orcas are attacking and sinking boats Speaker 2I’d say this is some pretty extraordinary orca behavior. These … Read more

2 Women Sailors Worth Following

Sailing Women Worth Following Sailboat Life 700 x 350

With waves crashing over the sailboat and wind blowing 30 knots, Rosalin Kuiper captions her video, “Such a pleasure sailing like this. 30kn of wind and big waves, but the boat is performing very well and we are leading the fleet. Top boat speed of today 36,6kn.” Yeah that’s worth a follow. This post has … Read more

Sailing Avocet

Sailing Avocet Marissa in a bikini Chris at the bow

Aboard a 1979 Cheoy Lee, 41′ sailboat, Marissa and Chris are exploring the US West Coast with dreams of going beyond. “Hey! We are Captain Marissa and Chris, the crew of our 1979 Cheoy Lee 41’ Avocet. We have been living aboard since 2018 doing numerous projects up until we cast off in the fall … Read more

World Cruising Routes and Voyage Planner

Sailing World Cruising Routes - Jimmy Cornell

Planning an ocean voyage on a sailboat requires careful preparation and research. You need to consider factors such as the route, the weather, the equipment, the crew, the budget, and the safety measures. Here are two resources you can’t go without. World Cruising Routes World Cruising Routes is the go-to guidebook for long-distance navigators, cruisers, … Read more

Dead Calm, Middle of the Southern Ocean, No Engine

Kirsten Neuschafer GGR Solo Sailor

It’s dead calm, limited water, and you in the Southern Ocean – the world’s toughest sea to sail. Oh, and you have no engine. That’s what solo sailor Kirsten Neuschäfer is experiencing as she tries to circumnavigate the globe on a 34-foot sailboat this year. In Kirsten’s Words: “This is taking calms to new extremes. … Read more

Sailing Doodles Bikini

Sailing Doodles Bikini

Sailing Doodles bikinis – I mean, it’s not so much a sailing channel as it is a bikini channel. So we figured we’d play along, and share some of Sailing Doodles best bikinis right here! Whether you get a peek of Taylor modeling the Sailing Doodles Bikini or you see his myriad of women in bikinis … Read more