NEWS AND UPDATES ON: Cruising

The Truth About In-Mast Furling Mainsails

In-mast furling mainsails are popular on many cruising boats, and the conveniences is hard to beat. By Jeff Thorpe, Quantum Pacific & David Flynn, Quantum Annapolis With the Strictly Sail Pacific boat show kicking off this week at Jack London … Continue reading

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Top-down Furling Spinnaker Demo by Selden

Considering a top-down furling system for your spinnaker? Here's a great demonstration by Scott Alexander of Selden. 

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Perseverance Pays Off for Newport-Bermuda Winners Mike and Connie Cone

Mike and Connie Cone with crew aboard ACTAEA. Photo courtesy of Connie Cone.   Twenty-five years ago, Mike and Connie Cone bought a Hinckley Bermuda 40, ACTAEA, to go off-shore cruising. When a friend suggested racing, they thought they’d give … Continue reading

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