Sailing Magazines

There was a great difference in boats, of course. For a long time I was on a boat that was so slow we used to forget what year it was that we left port in. But of course this was at rare intervals.

- Mark Twain Life on the Mississippi

Some Sailing Magazines with information on the Net

Irish Sailing Association magazine.

All at Sea
Britain's Waterfront Newspaper.

The American Neptune
Ceased publication in 2002.

Blue Water Sailing
Blue Water Sailing targets offshore sailing, voyaging and world cruising.

The Boating News
East Coast information on sailing from the online version of The Boating News, a monthly magazine based in Charlesotn, SC.

Boats Yachts Marinas

CY Online
Canadian Yachting Online. Information including Canadian classifieds, a database of boat reviews and more, eh?

Catamaran Sailor Magazine

Classic Boat

Coastal Cruising Magazine

Cruising the Maine Coast Magazine
Dedicated to boating along the coast of Maine.

Cruising World
A full-service site devoted to recreational sailing. Features: articles and columns from Cruising World; Sailor's Sourcebook; equipment and boat reviews, including Boat of the Year; equipment and instruction hotlines, a comprehensive charter directory with ratings, and award-winning safety-at-sea instruction.

DIY Online
The online version of DIY boat owner magazine - The Marine Maintenance Magazine.

A magazine about yacht crew life.

DownWind Online
Online magazine covering the sailing lifestyle.

A commercial shipping magazine.

48° North
Published in Seattle, Washington (USA), covers sailing throughout the Pacific Northwest -- as well as the occasional jaunt to the Caribbean and the South Seas.

Freshwater Seas
Serving those who sail in Great Lakes waters.

GAM on Yachting
Canadian sailing magazine with articles primarily on sailing in Canadian waters, but covers technical topics, as well as coverage for major sailing events, such as Tall Ships 2000.

Good Old Boat
Good Old Boat magazine is for people who love and maintain wonderful older model cruising sailboats. The magazine emphasizes 1) sailboat maintenance and upgrades, 2) connecting sailors with other sailors and with suppliers of needed parts and services, and 3) pride of ownership for those who have good old boats.

Great Lakes Cruiser Magazine
Great Lakes Cruiser is a monthly, online magazine for people who travel the Great Lakes.

Inside Multihulls
An Australian based multihull magazine's online presence with some full articles and boat reviews.

International Journal of Nautical Archaeology

International Journal of Naval History

Intersail Yachting Magazine
What's new in the sailing world, all from a British perspective.

Journal for Maritime Research

Venerable Japanese yachting magazine KAZI (which means rudder) which has been published since the 1930's.

Latitude 38
Latitude 38 (West Coast U.S.)

Latitudes & Attitudes

Lescale Nautique
French Canadian Magazine.

LiveAboard Magazine

Lloyd's List
Online version from the international maritime newspaper pioneer; which was first established in hard copy in 1734.

The Log
California boating.

Maine Boats & Harbors

Maine Yacht Racing Magazine
The Official Magazine of Maine Competitive Sailing and the Gulf of Maine Ocean Racing Association.

Maritime Life and Traditions
An extension of this journal which embraces every part of the maritime world: history,heritage, marine archeaology, nautical trades and traditions, crafts and culture, marine art and model making and much more.


Motor Boating & Sailing Magazine

Multihulls Magazine On Line
Multihulls Magazine OnLine is the web version of the worlds largest and most widely distributed multihulls magazine. The site features extensive lists of manufacturers, charter companies, and more.

Nautica On Line
The Web edition of Nautica magazine, the Italian and European leading yachting magazine. Nautica on Line, offers a wide array of boating information.


Nautisme Romand
A Swiss magazine of sailing and motorboats in French.

Northeast Sailing Life
The magazine of sailing and cruising from Maine to New Jersey.

Northern Mariner
The magazine of sailing and cruising from Maine to New Jersey.

Ocean Navigator

Offshore Yachting
The magazine of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia

Points East Magazine
The Gulf of Maine Cruising Magazine.

Practical Sailor is a twice-monthly magazine of sailing now accessible on line. Offering clear, complete and conclusive evaluations of boats & sailing gear.

Puget Sounder
Pudget Sound, Washington State.

Polish sailing magazine (in Polish).

SAIL Magazine

Sailing Breezes Magazine
Online information from the midwest U.S. magazine, Northern Breezes.

Sailing Magazine
Sailing Magazine is the oldest sailing magazine in the U.S., celebrating the beauty of sail with top-notch photography and stories written for sailors, by sailors.

SAILING (incorporating SA Yachting) Magazine
Southern Africa.

Sailing Now

Sailing World
A full-service site devoted to performance sailing. Features: articles and columns from Sailing World and Grand Prix Sailor; Sailor's Sourcebook, which is the sailing industry's most comprehensive directory; equipment and instruction hotlines; equipment and boat reviews, including Boat of the Year; race coverage; and multiple bulletin boards.

Sea History

Seahorse International Sailing
The official publication of the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC).

Online version of German sailing magazine

The online version of a Swedish sailing magazine.

Small Craft Advisor
Publication focusing exclusively on sailboats 25 feet and under.

Soundings is a monthly tabloid that has been covering pleasure boating and related news since 1963. Their primary circulation area is the eastern half of the U.S. but they range far for news and advertising. Their on-line efforts are designed to make the most of the computer's search capabilities and complement, rather than mirror their printed newspaper. [Their May 1996 issue had a nice 1.5 page article on this site!]

Spiegel der Zeilvaart
Maritime magazine of traditional boats in Holland.

Website for SpinSheet, a monthly newsprint magazine which focuses on Chesapeake Bay sailing.

Swissboat Magazine Online

Traditional Boats & Tall Ships
Traditional Boats & Tall Ships: an exciting on-line magazine for all who love sailing and the sea.

Grand Voilier International
French magazine on Tall ships.

Water Craft Boatbuilding Magazine

Waterfront News
South Florida waterfront news.

Wooden Boat
WoodenBoat Publications produces two magazines, WoodenBoat and Professional Boatbuilder, publishes books, videos, and operates the WoodenBoat School. WoodenBoat also sells boat related and woodworking items through their WoodenBoat Store. In 1994, I took their course Cruising on Christmas.

Yacht online
The online version of the German magazine Yacht.

Yachting and Boating World
Publishers of the British magazines: Motor Boat and Yachting, Practical Boat Owner, Yachting Monthly and Yachting World.

Yacht Capital
The online version of Yachting Magazine.

Yachts & Yachting

Yelken Dünyasi
A yaching magazine in Turkey since 1984.

A yachting magazine in The Netherlands.

I'm always open to adding resources to my list, so if you know of other items, give me a holler:

Form last updated: Sun Jan. 4, 2015

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