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Picking a Boat Name

Picking a Boat Name

We all know how difficult it can be to pick the right boat name. After all, naming or re-naming a boat often considers traditions - even superstitions. In fact, BoatUS Boat Graphics and Lettering has had over 9000 names submitted over the last two decades to help find the right choice, and now they are asking for your help.

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Laura and Guppy Depart Gibraltar

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Laura and Guppy Depart Gibraltar

Tweet The very young (14)  sailor, Laura Dekker has a great website.  She has been in and out of the news since the courts tried to thwart her attempt to be the youngest sailor to circumnavigate the world.  You can learn more about Laura and her yacht, Guppy on her site.

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Abby Sunderland Found Safe

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Abby Sunderland Found Safe

We are so happy to hear that Abby Sunderland was found safe after losing communication with her parents and sounding her EPIRB alarms. She was in radio communication with an Australian jet, and a boat should reach her tomorrow.

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Jessica Watson Completes World Trip

Jessica Watson Completes World Trip

Tweet We have been following Jessica Watson since the inception of her incredible trip.  She started at 15!  We are pleased to hear via her blog and the LA Times that her mission is complete.

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School Anyone? Ladies Only in Ireland

School Anyone?  Ladies Only in Ireland

This is a great way for women to become comfortable with boat handling, navigation, and routine boat maintenance while getting to experience a great travel in Ireland. The course will focus on chart reading, helmsmanship, hands-on maneuvering and docking, knot tying and proper line handling, and basic engine checks and troubleshooting.

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MarinaLife Anniversary

MarinaLife Anniversary

Do you know about Marinalife.com? This company provides a unique centralized online booking system for marinas.

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Jessica Watson Updates

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Jessica Watson Updates

It is really easy to follow what is happening with Jessica Watson. You can get latest updates, track videos and read her blog.

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Sailing in Her Genes

Sailing in Her Genes

It's clear what 15 year old Abby Sunderland is going to do. She is going to try her hardest to beat the record of her brother, Zac Sunderland!

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Youngest Solo Sailor is Not Enough

Youngest Solo Sailor is Not Enough

This 17 year-old British sailor become the youngest solo sailor when he completed the trip in his 50ft yacht named Totallymoney.com a few weeks ago. But this was not enough for Mike, who crossed the Atlantic when he was 14!

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Against All Odds: Sailing Inspiration

Against All Odds: Sailing Inspiration

This week, Hilary Lister made history sailing solo around Britain in a 20 ' boat. This quadriplegic sailor is inspirational.

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