Boat Gear | Boat Gear & Outfitting

Gift Ideas for Cruisers & Sailors

Buying gifts for cruisers is hard – we have limited space and tend to live minimalist lifestyles. But, there are plenty of items out there that are great gifts for cruisers! For the Active Sailor Dyneema is incredibly useful around the boat, and though it’s expensive, small amounts are often needed for projects. Soft shackles…

Catamarans & Sailing | Fountaine Pajot

Fountaine Pajot Sailing Channels

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 a great way to learn about sailing and…

Boat Gear & Outfitting | Outfitting a Boat for Cruising

Headsails: Gennakers, Screechers and Reachers… Oh My!

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 of 95% of circumnavigators is a downwind trade…

Buying a Boat | Catamarans & Sailing

Tips for Annapolis Sailboat Show

When looking for a boat show to attend in the US, there’s no better show to go to than the Annapolis Boat Show’s Sailboat Show.  Here’s why and our experiences attending the show. What is the Annapolis Boat Show? Annapolis Boat Shows puts on four boat shows throughout the year in the Annapolis Area.  The…