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Vanishing Sail Film  – Wooden Boat Building in The Caribbean

Vanishing Sail Film – Wooden Boat Building in The Caribbean

The film “Vanishing Sail” represents over fifteen years of research and documenting the art form of wooden boatbuilding in the Eastern Caribbean. The film will be screened at selected Film Festivals during this summer & fall prior to a general release.

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Chalk and Cheese

Chalk and Cheese

Coaching on the water for many years has given many opportunities to try out different kinds of boats. Two craft I’ve tried to describe here are perhaps some of the most different I have been involved with:

A ‘Shasha’ (reed boat) was built whilst I was the sailing coach

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Awesome Outposters (39 Pictures)

Awesome Outposters (39 Pictures)

Your latest gallery of sailors, cruisers, and fun-on-the-water pics.

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Vintage Attitude – Right and Wrong?

Vintage Attitude – Right and Wrong?

When we got the letter everyone in the office had a big laugh. Yeah, right, like there really are people out there who really think like that. People who think you must wear a harness and tether at all times while at sea. People who feel you should always have a life vest on, or […]

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Awesome Outposters (22 Pictures)

Awesome Outposters (22 Pictures)

Your Friday gallery of pictures from Outposters.

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Vintage Attitude – Are We Nuts?

Vintage Attitude – Are We Nuts?

We gotta be nuts, ya know? Check it out…just what is it we all have in common? I mean besides smelly feet? Well? Ya know what it is? A desire to sell all of the stuff we have worked our whole life to gather about us, and then to move into an area slightly larger […]

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Awesome Outposters (20 Pictures)

Awesome Outposters (20 Pictures)

The latest gallery of images sent in by cruisin’ and seafaren’ folk.

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Vanuatu Update – Supplies On The Way, More Needed

Vanuatu Update – Supplies On The Way, More Needed

Paul Kortenkamp, who wrote the article on Vanuatu in Cruising Outpost Issue 10, just before the storm hit, has been helping…

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Awesome Outposters (28 Pictures)

Awesome Outposters (28 Pictures)

Another great gallery of pictures from Outposters.

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There’s This Place: Bahia Tenacatita

There’s This Place: Bahia Tenacatita

From where we swing at anchor, it’s hard to believe the reports of record rainfall in the West and freezing temperatures in the East. Cruisers in Mexico begin their southern migration to where the water is warm, the days pleasant, and the nights cool. By December cruisers start

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South West International Boat Show Cruisers’ Party

South West International Boat Show Cruisers’ Party

Once again the cruiser’s who live in and around Texas gathered at the South West International Boat Show in League City Texas for the Fourth Annual Cruiser’s Party. An estimated 500-600 cruiser’s, both power and sail, enjoyed the evening of great music from the band Southbound, along with plenty of free beer and pizza. The […]

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►Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show

►Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show

Map Unavailable When? 04/09/2015 to 04/12/2015 Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show – April 9-12, 2015 / Jack London Square April 11th 7-10pm on the grassy area outside by the water where it was located last year. This year the pizza will be on time. Eric Stone will be there with Gary Haas preforming the Bongo’s. Free […]

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Vintage Attitude – The Perfect Boat

Vintage Attitude – The Perfect Boat

What is the perfect cruising boat? I don’t know how many times I’ve been asked that question. The answer is, there’s no such animal. Unequivocally, period. Now there are people out there who really like what they have, but, if you’ll notice, they are always in a state of flux. Did you ever meet a […]

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You Think That Was Dumb? – Hold The Raptors

You Think That Was Dumb? – Hold The Raptors

Just got back from a trip to the Bahamas. Crewed, bringing back a 38′ Morgan cutter from Great Harbour Cay to Ft Pierce. Her name is Dreamer, a fine vessel. There is a saying amongst sailors that, “The adventure doesn’t start until something goes wrong.” We lost steering on the trip, in the dark, in […]

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Awesome Outposters (18 Pictures)

Awesome Outposters (18 Pictures)

Your Friday Outposter Gallery of sailing and boatn’.

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►South West International Boat Show

►South West International Boat Show

Don’t miss the Cruising Outpost Cruisers’ Party at The South West International Boat Show – March 26-29, 2015 Texas’ only in water boat show.

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Update: Vanuatu Disaster Relief

Update: Vanuatu Disaster Relief

Volunteers are setting up distro centers for boats in NZ and Fiji. In Fiji and nearby, Sea Mercy will be leaving Fiji with several vessels as requested by the Vanuatu government.

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Awesome Outposters (31 Pictures)

Awesome Outposters (31 Pictures)

This week’s gallery of images submitted by cruisers.

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The Drift (57 Pictures)

The Drift (57 Pictures)

A lucky Drift gallery of random.

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Vanuatu Needs Our Help!

Vanuatu Needs Our Help!

In the most recent Spring 2015 issue of Cruising Outpost our main feature story was from Vanuatu, showing it as one of the best cruising grounds on earth. It was, and will be again, but last week Tropical Cyclone Pam has pummeled the island nation. It is the strongest storm to make landfall since the […]

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Awesome Outposters (66 Pictures)

Awesome Outposters (66 Pictures)

A great big gallery of travel-sailing-adventure pics from our Outposters.

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Movin’ On Up!

Movin’ On Up!

Nothing makes us happier than getting a bit of good news that some of our own Outposters are moving on up (or in this case out). Paul asked us if we could help him get the word out that Boaters Resale Shop of Texas have completed their move over to 2203 Anders Lane, Kemah, Texas. […]

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The Drift (38 Pictures)

The Drift (38 Pictures)

A new gallery of Drift random.

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Friday Outposters and Motivation (21 Pictures)

Friday Outposters and Motivation (21 Pictures)

Picture submissions were on the low side this week, so we mixed in a healthy dose of motivation to help get you out adventurin’. Enjoy!

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Monday Drift (55 Pictures)

Monday Drift (55 Pictures)

Kick off your week with a Monday gallery of random.

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Awesome Outposters (27 Pictures)

Awesome Outposters (27 Pictures)

A fresh gallery of cool pics sent in by our Outposters.

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Limpet’s Teeth Strongest Biological Material

Limpet’s Teeth Strongest Biological Material

Possible new applications for the aerospace and marine industry.

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Mid-Week Broadside (77 Pictures)

Mid-Week Broadside (77 Pictures)

Latest gallery of random from around the webbernet.

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Awesome Outposters (25 Pictures)

Awesome Outposters (25 Pictures)

Newest gallery of images sent in by Cruising Outposters.

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The Drift (54 Pictures)

The Drift (54 Pictures)

Your Monday gallery of Random.

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