Starting our Library:  Books for Cruisers
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Starting our Library: Books for Cruisers

Last Updated on February 5, 2021 by Amy We are both huge readers on Starry Horizons, and we read to entertain and to learn.  Our bookshelf is limited, so we keep it full of the best reference books for cruisers. Kindles We are firm proponents of electronic media.  We both have Kindle Paperwhites that we love. …

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Fountaine Pajot Sailing Channels

Last Updated on September 9, 2019 by Amy Before Starry Horizons was launched, we spent years dreaming about cruising. Back in the day, there weren’t nearly the number of sailing channels that there are now. In fact – La Vagabonde, undoubtably the most famous YouTube channel, started the same week we did! Sailing channels are…

Headsails: Gennakers, Screechers and Reachers… Oh My!
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Headsails: Gennakers, Screechers and Reachers… Oh My!

Last Updated on April 1, 2021 by Amy Figuring out what kind of sails your boat needs is not always a straight-forward and simple question.  All sailboats need sails, right?  But each sailboat may have a different set of needs.  Most cruising boats come standard with a small headsail and a mainsail. The cruising route…