Boat Design/Selection

hannah windy

Mick and Bee have cruised for 15 years and over 70,000 miles on less than US$250,000 all told, including the purchase price of their gaffer, "Hannah". And they have numerous northern high latitude cruises under their belt. Mick writes about what it takes to make live-aboard cruising possible on a tight budget. Complimentary Post

The Golden Globe Race 2018

April 1969: Robin Knox-Johnston waving aboard his 32ft yacht SUHAILI off Falmouth, England after becoming the first person to sail solo non-stop around the globe.

The Golden Globe Race 2018 is on and AAC will be there. This post is one of the most exciting we have ever published, with news that will make a real difference to you, the readers of AAC...don't even think about missing this.

A Simpler Modern Boat

Tucking in the 4th reef.

Christopher looks at the gear choices he and Molly made when they fitted out their Boreal 47, in light of their just completed 30,000 mile voyage to some of the world's most challenging cruising destinations.

Wing Controls

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I'm in rant mode again, but not just to stir things up. This is a situation that genuinely scares me, and it needs fixing.

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