SAS Planet: How to Navigate Uncharted Reefs

We absolutely love cruising remote destinations. There’s a beautiful feeling about being all alone in nature. But, just because boats have sailed the oceans since the dawn of man doesn’t mean that our charts are accurate. And here’s where SAS Planet comes in....

Single Handing a Cruising Catamaran

David and I firmly believe that we should both be able to manage Starry Horizons on our own if, heaven forbid, one of us were to fall overboard or become incapacitated. Much of this requires advanced setup. Here are some things to think about when setting up your boat for...

Learn to Sail & Cruise

Before going cruising, we’d had a strong history with boating (more me, than David). We were lucky to have a lot of opportunities to learn to sail. We recognize that not everyone is as fortunate as we are. Here are some great ways EVERYONE can learn to sail without buying...
Helia 44 Under Full Sail - head on

Sail Trim for a Cruising Catamaran

Cruising catamaran sail trim can be a fairly technical issue with differing opinions about how to best trim the sails to optimize boat speed and balance.  I most certainly will not profess to be an expert in the subject, but I do feel I’ve come a long ways from when I first...
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