Balance 451 buyers, Dean and Karen, discuss how they prepare for hurricane season and share tips from their sailing experiences
It’s the debate as old as time and Balance Catamarans offers the option for sailors to pick if they want daggerboards or keels in the build of their catamarans. But previousely sailors would have to weigh the pros and cons of each option in order to know what they are sacrificing in performance, however, no fact sheet with specific comparisons existed, until now.
Originally published on MHS, this clip comes straight from catamaran sailors regarding their experiences with multihulls.
David Kilmer writes about LTD Sailing’s first Grenada Sailing Week experience. He discusses a win and the incredible memories he’s making with his team, which includes TMC agents, Chris Rundlett and Chrystal Young.
Balance 451 buyers, Dean and Karen discuss their decision behind choosing a catamaran over a monohull sailboat. Read more about their reasoning in their post here!
Balance 526 sails to Turks & Caicos from Georgetown by way of the Thorny Path. Video included.
TMC discusses the excitement building around the launch of the first Balance 620 and fourth Balance 526.
Discussed here is a broad range of strategies for how individuals, couples and families are making it work to fulfill their boating dreams: from the gamble of selling off everything to the ideal of sustaining a business while sailing the world originally posted in Sail Magazine
Dreaming of chartering a boat in the Caribbean? Can you Imagine palmtree
lined, white sand beaches kissed by azure blue waters and the sound of
the surf lapping at the shore? There you are, standing on the bow, watching the
anchor set in seven feet of crystal-clear water as a warm breeze caresses your
This winter thousands of North Americans will head to the tropics for some sailing and fun aboard bare boats in the many charter fleets. Here are some valuable tips from a veteran charter skipper and instructor.
Chrystal decided to become a net controller when she heard about the need for more volunteers, thanks to the nomadic lifestyle of the cruising community. As a fulltime resident in Grenada, she was happy to offer her time on Friday mornings…
“Carriacou is part of the tri-island state of Grenada, Carriacou & Petite Martinique in the Windward Islands. With its unspoiled beaches, lack of major development and friendly locals, it’s the real Caribbean. It’s also home to an active traditional boat-building community.”
TMC President Phillip Berman shares 14 tips for making catamaran sailing safer and more pleasurable for cruisers.
Don’t wait until seasickness stalks you on your next sailing trip. Take these simple steps to prevent it from the outset.
With a Pactor modem and a high-frequency single-sideband radio, connecting to the Internet for email and weather is a breeze.
Hear the tales of the cruising life from seven catamaran owners on boats like a Helia 44, Leopard 46, Catana 42 and more!
Read the personal insights and lessons learned by a cruiser after sailing his Dolphin 460 catamaran over 28,000 miles.
The stability, the speed, the quality of life aboard at sea and at anchor, the safety, the shallow draft and the ease of handling are just some of the catamaran’s ‘plus”
Are you ready to head out on your own?
A few things to consider before signing on the dotted line…
Leaving the office far behind…
As boaters, it is up to all of us to help protect the ecosystems that provide us so much joy.
On the way to Grenada…
Anticipating what you may need?