Sailboat Reviews

Our sailboat reviews are perspectives from our own experiences as well as those from some leading sailboat designers such as Robert Perry and Ted Brewer.  Both Bob and Ted have been extremely gracious towards SailFarLiveFree and have written some awesome reviews, so be sure to check them out!

Looking to sell or buy a cruising sailboat? Visit our companion website at SailFarYachts.com to post a listing and browse cruising boats for sale.

Perspectives on Sailboats from Bob Perry
Sailboat Rigs According to Perry (Guest post by Bob Perry)
Split Rigs According to Perry (Guest post by Bob Perry)
Keels According to Perry (Guest post by Bob Perry)
Double Enders According to Perry (Guest post by Bob Perry)

Perspectives on Sailboats from Ted Brewer
The Metal Yacht - Aluminum & Steel Sailboat Perspectives (Guest post by Ted Brewer)
Question of the Month with Designer Ted Brewer: Ted's Bio
Question of the Month with Designer Ted Brewer (#1): Mystic
Question of the Month with Designer Ted Brewer (#2): Black Velvet II
Question of the Month with Designer Ted Brewer (#3): Goderich 35 / Huromic 35
Question of the Month with Designer Ted Brewer (#4): 50 Years of Cruising Sailboat Evolution

Sailboat Designer Mini-Interview Series
4 Simple Questions with Designer German Frers
4 Simple Questions with Designer Ron Holland
4 Simple Questions with Designer Chuck Paine
4 Simple Questions with Designer Bob Johnson
4 Simple Questions with Designer Bill Dixon
4 Simple Questions with Designer Bob Perry

Sailboat Perspectives and Reviews from SFLF

Camping on a Keel - Trailer Sailers for Cruising

Three New Modern Cruising Sailboats Unlike Any Others

Top Ten Favorite Bluewater Sailboats

Blue Water on a Budget: 5 Budget Cruisers for Crossing Oceans

Go Small and Go Now! 5 Pocket Cruiser to Take you Anywhere

A Proper StinkPot: Top 5 Pilothouse Motorsailers

Comfort, Capsizing and SailCalc

You Can't Have Your Offshore Sailboat Cake and Eat it Too!

Head Over Keels - Choosing a Cruising Sailboat

Blue Island Jacket Packet? (Blue Jacket 40 Introduction)

Sixty-Two Feet of Sailing Simplicity: Palmer Johnson 62 Falcon II

From Island Bound to Bearly-A-Wake (Our Catalina 34)