Irwin 28 For Sale

  So I was over at one of my favorite blogs, Sail Far Live Free, and I see they are looking to sell their sailboat and move up to a larger vessel to accommodate their families needs. Congratulations! Here is wishing you well and maybe a little more exposure for you...
Another Islander 36

Another Islander 36

Here is a beauty I found this morning. She is an 1975 Islander 36 listed on the Left Coast in Oceanside CA. I really like the topside paint, it goes perfectly with the sailboats name, Cayenne. I wonder which came first? Hmmmm. Anyway, I’ve noticed that I keep...
Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

It is the early wee hours of Thanksgiving Day and as I prepare to spend the day with family, my thoughts reflect on how thankfull I am to have discovered sailing some 5 years ago. Sailing as brought untold richness to our lives every day we are on the water enjoying...
Mason 33

Mason 33

Mason sailboats have always brought out the romantic adventurer in sailors. Because of their sheer beauty, and because they are built to sail around the world, Masons appeal not only to those with an appreciation of fine, traditional lines, but also to those with...

Islander 48, What a Beauty!

I thought I would start off the year with a new column that goes more to the root of my original idea for Boat de Jour. Namely, writing about sailboats and more particularly, sailboats which have caught my eye for whatever reason. Hopefully, you’ll enjoy reading these...