Skip to content

The articles included here were originally published in Blue Water Sailing magazine over a period of several years. They cover diverse topics, but each is intended to enhance the safety and efficiency of navigation. Though published in a magazine devoted to sailing, these subjects and the information contained applies to all vessels, power, sail, and paddle.

They have been regrouped by topic, so the order presented here does not reflect the order of original publication. For the most part they deal with special issues, not often covered in detail in standard references. Some were motivated by issues of the day when published, but we have updated all as needed with new resources on the topics.

Topics include:


See "Contents" link above for full contents. Back cover below.

Shipping is fast and FREE across the USA for all orders $199 or more. For more details about shipping see the full shipping page here.

We offer 30 Day Easy Returns. If you decide you don't need a product we'll take it back so long as it is in original and re-saleable condition. See the full details here.

Found a better price online? We'll match it or beat it if we can. 

All you need to do is let us know via phone or email ( and we'll let you know what we can do.

You will need to provide evidence of the better price online and it must include any shipping or taxes charged by that site. i.e. It needs to be the total price.

This only applies to new products, it does not apply to used condition products.