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Best Sailing Magazine ?

I am looking to get a monthly subscription to a sailing magazine but am looking for input as to which one you like. I want to read tips and tricks, how to's, sailors stories, some product information and things like that.

I saw one magazine and it was more of an advertising catalogue and I don't want that. I am interested in an American magazine and if one focuses more on the Bahamas and Caribbean area then that would be ideal.

Please let me know your favorites. Thanks.
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Sounds like you are interested in general all around sailing, rather than hard core racing or rebuilding. I like SAIL magazine or Cruising World for that.
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2nd vote for G.O.B.

I get Practical Sailor and Cruising World, and used to subscribe to SAIL.
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GOB for boat stuff, and Lats and Atts for destination stuff.
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I've given up on Sail, Sailing World, and Crusing World.. Just not much content that I find useful
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Good Old Boat get my vote for the best. I have subscribed (or still subscribe) to Cruising World, Sail, Sailing and Small Craft Adviser. All of these publications are quality magazines. Although they will all seem like they have too many advertisements. If I was to have a second favorite it would have to be Sailing, although they do always seem deliver there magazines in a timely fashion or they don't always show up.
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There is NOT a perfect magazine that will fit the OP's need. Closest would be Cruising world, BUT< that will have a lot of adds etc.

I have yet to see GOB, practical sailor, Small craft adviser have articles on sailing the Caribbean/Bermuda area. For how too's, then these latter rags are a bit better than CW. Sail has a mixture to a degree.

Reality is, for the OP, you will need to look at 2-4 rags to get the info you want.

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