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Avon Introduces New 10-Year Warranty

Avon Introduces New 10-Year WarrantyAvon is offering a new 10-year warranty on their line of inflatable boats. “We’ve had less than 1% return on...

Mailport: August 2010

I sail a 2009 Hunter H33. This is our second season on her. We sail a big inland lake in North Dakota and do...

Inflatable Boat Coatings Long-term Test Launched

Inflatable boats have a long list of bonuses, but eternal life is not one of them. The harsh effects of UV exposure, frequent use,...

West Marine and Zodiac V-bottom Inflatable Dinghies Put to the Test

Remember when Forrest Gumps friend Bubba sounded all of the different ways you can prepare shrimp? "Deys shrimp-kabobs, shrimp Creole, shrimp gumbo, pan fried,...

The Lightweight, Carbon-Fiber Wing Dinghy is a Classy, Rowable Sailing Dinghy

It is a shame that just as the materials for an ideal rigid dinghy have become readily available, outboards and rubber inflatables have all...

Hobie Mirage i12s Inflatable Kayak

Alright, we know what youre thinking: A pedal boat in Practical Sailor? Thats what we thought, too, when Hobie sent us the Mirage i12s...

Practical Sailor Names 13 Products Best Gear of the Year

Practical Sailor’s annual wrap-up of the year’s best sailing equipment looks at our favorite top-rated products from November 2007 to November 2008, including the...

Rigid Inflatable Dinghies with Folding Transoms

In a follow-up to last months review of fixed-transom rigid inflatable boats, Practical Sailor looked at three 10-foot, folding-transom dinghies: the Walker Bay Genesis...

Airis Inflatable Kayak a Start

Sailors tend to be independent souls, and more than a few cruising couples have found that having two ways to get ashore while on...

Practical Sailor Tests Lightweight 10-foot Rigid Inflatable Boats

After reviewing one of Walker Bays 270 Genesis FTD rigid inflatable boat (RIBs) in the December 2007 issue, Practical Sailor tracked down 11 similar...

The Great Loop – The Basics

Join us this week as we discuss taking a sailboat around North America's great boating adventure - The Great Loop. We discuss advice from...
Tartan 30 Boat Review video from Practical Sailor

Tartan 30 | Boat Review