Magazines & Publications

Magazines, publications, or sites listed here do not have any partnership or sponsorship relationship with Charter Rode. All listings are in alphabetical order.

  • 48° North - 48° North is a project of the Northwest Maritime Center in Port Townsend, WA, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to engage and educate people of all generations in traditional and contemporary maritime life, in a spirit of adventure and discovery.
  • Blue Water Sailing - Blue Water Sailing is a magazine about and for blue water sailors. It was started in 1996 by George and Rosa Day, who spent five years sailing their Mason 43 ketch around the world. It is sold in 67 countries. The supplement Multihulls Quarterly is included four times a year.
  • Boat International Magazine - Formerly Showboats International, now get the global authority in super yachting with Boat International! Celebrate the yachts and the life that comes with them through our unique environment and our unrivaled access. The definitive guide to luxury yachts, news, super yacht specs, yachts for sale and charter, destinations and market data.
  • Catamaran Racing, News & Design + Foiling Mag. - The mission is to promote catamaran racing worldwide.
  • Chesapeake Bay Magazine - Chesapeake Bay Magazine is a monthly publication focusing on boating, leisure, and lifestyle on the Chesapeake Bay and surrounding areas. Articles include such topics as "Nautical Know-How" and "boating destinations". Fishing, water sports, and sailing are also highlighted.
  • Classic Sailboats - ClassicSailboats.Org (CSO) is a not-for-profit maritime publication and the world’s largest alliance of guardians, and preservationist. We are dedicated to preserving the spirit and historical record of vintage & classic sailing vessels. While remaining committed to protecting historical maritime properties, our precious oceans, waterways & wildlife.
  • Classic Sailor - Classic Sailor is a website about seamanship in seaworthy boats: GRP, wood and other materials. Ours is a broad approach aimed at sailors who enjoy some of the traditions of sailing and we cover a wide range of boating activities, from rowing to Tall Ships, yachts and workboats, events, news and maritime culture.
  • Cruising World - Cruising World is your passport for exploring the world’s coastlines and oceans while voyaging under sail. Its contributors inspire and entertain through stories, pictures and videos that underscore the beauty and adventure of sailing, while providing instruction on the disciplines of seamanship, navigation and boat handling. The Cruising World community is made up of experienced, committed sailors and boat owners. No matter their long-range sailing plans, Cruising World’s mission is to nurture their dreams with practical how-to information and stirring real-life adventure features.
  • Good Old Boat - Good Old Boat Magazine was founded in 1998 by Great Lakes sailors Karen Larson and Jerry Powlas. The couple met because of sailing and enjoyed exploring Lake Superior aboard their C&C 30, Mystic. They were rank-and-file sailors, with a modest boat and modest plans. They maintained and upgraded Mystic themselves. They weren’t in the market for a new boat with a six-figure price tag. They were like all the sailors they knew, yet it didn’t seem like any of the sailing magazines on the shelves spoke to them.
  • Latitude 38 - Since the publication of our first issue in 1977, Latitude 38 has championed a way of life with a style unique among sailing magazines. Often imitated but never matched, we’ve gone from that funky regional publication to a laid-back California standard to an “alternative” authority for sailors across the nation and around the world.
  • Maine Boats - Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors reflects in words and images life along the Maine waterfront, whether on the ocean, a lake or river. We bring a boater’s sense of simplicity, practicality and elegance to our coverage of boats, art, science, history, and food. We explore some of the world's finest cruising grounds, talk with Maine's renowned yacht designers and boat-builders, and sail aboard Maine vessels from dinghies to fancy yachts to schooners and work-boats. We relive historic events that shaped Maine's character, uncover the mysteries of Maine's coastal ecology, view the work of Maine's fine artists, beautiful homes and gardens, and sample delicacies from the kitchens of Maine's gourmet chefs.
  • Motor Boat & Yachting - Motor Boat & Yachting is Europe's best motor-boating magazine. It's also the oldest, with a history dating back to 1904. Our long experience in motor-boating means our boat tests are acknowledged as the most authoritative in the business, while our technical coverage is without equal.
  • Nautic Magazine - Nautic Magazine is a gateway to the Seas, where you can find the greatest news from Boating, Sailing, Yachts, Events, Water sports, Technology to the best Companies in the sector, Ports, Marinas and the unrivaled Life-style that comes with them.
  • Ocean Navigator - Ocean Navigator magazine is for voyagers, both power and sail, who want to know more about their boats, their gear and the techniques to make them better voyagers. Whether you are crossing oceans or making coastwise passages, Ocean Navigator will help and inspire you. Our editorial covers voyaging topics for sailors and power voyagers from the Southern Ocean to the North Sea, from South Pacific atolls to rocky coasts and the Great Lakes.
  • Pacific Yachting - Pacific Yachting knows the Pacific Northwest coast. Read about the latest information on cruising destinations, anchorages, news issues, local attractions, upcoming events, do-it-yourself projects, fishing spots and more. Plus, every issue brings boat reviews, boat care and the latest in new gear and technology.
  • Passagemaker - Every issue of Passagemaker features compelling stories and in-depth technical articles. Passagemaker focuses on power cruising for both weekend and long-distance cruisers. Issues include articles on coastal and offshore cruising needs, blue-water and Great Loop voyaging, as well as a broad coverage of local, regional, and international cruising destinations.
  • Power & Motoryacht - As an enthusiast publication, Power & Motoryacht is committed to one topic: powerboats 24 feet and larger. We provide our readers with all the details they seek about large boats and onboard gear—and all the information they need to more fully enjoy their time on the water—because our readers are qualified buyers. PMY has been the magazine for powerboaters with boats 24 feet and larger since 1985. PMY is the authority, producing more editorial pages on how, when, and where to get the most enjoyment from large powerboats. Our readers are loyal, dedicated powerboating enthusiasts and the heart of the powerboat market.
  • Practical Boat Owner - PBO was launched in 1967 – since when it has consistently outsold every other yachting magazine in Britain. If you would like to contribute, please read the contributors’ guidelines. As the brand leader it provides a unique blend of helpful advice and in-depth information for every kind of yachtsman; power or sail. PBO is a hands-on publication which is driven by its readers. A source of useful and helpful information for boat owners, both power and sail, it helps them get the most from their chosen leisure activity. Inside every issue you’ll find clear step-by-step guide to every seasonal hands-on boating job, plus verdicts on the latest gear and boat tests too.
  • Practical Sailor - Since 1974, Practical Sailor’s independent testing has taken the guesswork out of boat and gear buying. Practical Sailor takes the guesswork out of boat & gear buying with its bold, independent, product-test reports just for serious sailors.
  • SAIL Magazine - Every aspect of sailing is expertly covered in SAIL —be it insights on coastal or offshore cruising, advice on all aspects of boat ownership and maintenance, sailing techniques and equipment. Quite simply, SAIL is designed to help you better enjoy the sailing lifestyle. SAIL reflects the way active, committed sailors spend their time on the water with stories about coastal cruising, the technical aspects of sailing, new boat coverage, maintenance, chartering, boat upgrades, gear and more.
  • Sail-World - The world's largest sailing news network providing sail & sailing, cruising, and boating news. We deliver the best possible mix of local and international sailing news to viewers worldwide.
  • Sail Universe - Sail Universe is created by a group of professionals, photographers and technicians brought together by their passion for sailing and directed by Alessandro de Angelis. Hailing from all over the world, they came together to create Sail Universe with the aim of discussing the world of sailing: from regattas to production boats, from new projects to the must-sail destinations, from great ocean adventures to help and advice to keep your boat shipshape, discovering the most beautiful pictures and most exciting videos.
  • Sailing Anarchy - After 19 years in publication, Sailing Anarchy has remained true to its roots as a community oriented, edgy sailing publisher. We have long been, and will continue to be, the leader in providing inside stories, great reports from around the globe, along with the informative, snarky, profane coverage that you have come to expect. Others come and go, while we remain Anarchists to the core.
  • Sailing Today - Offering a wealth of practical advice and a dynamic mix of in-depth boat, gear and equipment news, Sailing Today is written cover to cover by sailors, for sailors. Since its launch in 1997, the magazine has sealed its reputation for essential sailing information and advice.
  • Sailing World - Sailing World connects the community of racing sailors through words, images and shared experiences. Across many mediums, it explores the sailor’s passion and showcases the lifestyle, destinations and technology. It links knowledge-hungry participants to the sport’s top experts, providing unrivaled instructional content.
  • Scuttlebutt Sailing News - Launched in 1997, Scuttlebutt is published each weekday with the support of its sponsors, providing a digest of major sailing news, commentary, opinions, features and dock talk with a North American focus. Look for the latest information to be posted on the website, with the highlights distributed Monday through Friday in the e-Newsletter.
  • Southern Boating - Southern Boating Media Group publishes Southern Boating Magazine, a boating lifestyle magazine. Southern Boating is your go-to for cruising needs.
  • SpinSheet - Written by sailors for sailors. Our sailing coverage goes "deep" rather than "wide," and we use this platform to celebrate the people, places, boats, personalities, and events that make the Chesapeake one of the world's premier sailing grounds. SpinSheet's reputation has been built over 24 years of delivering high-quality editorial and high-impact, targeted advertising to the mid-Atlantic sailing community.
  • WindCheck - WindCheck is a monthly magazine devoted to sailors, boaters and people who enjoy the waters of the Northeast. Every issue features those who race, cruise, learn, teach, mess about, or work in the boating industry in the region.
  • WoodenBoat Magazine - The WoodenBoat Store has been offering tools for learning... books, boat building plans, hand tools, as well as gifts and logo'd gear by mail since 1975, and on-line since 1994. We offer fast, friendly, and knowledgeable service, shipping items all over the world as well as delivering hundreds of PDF items via downloads. The WoodenBoat Store is a part of WoodenBoat Publications Inc., which was founded by Jon Wilson in 1974.
  • Yachting - Yachting has been America’s most respected marine brand since 1907, and continues to enlighten boating enthusiasts today through its magazine, website, social media and special events. Its coverage of select new powerboat, sailing yacht and super-yacht launches defines the upscale boating marketplace, while its storytelling celebrates cruising heritage and tradition.
  • Yachting Monthly - Yachting Monthly is at the heart of the British yachting market and is for people who actively sail their boats – whether cruising across the channel, around the coast or further afield in blue waters. It provides an entertaining mix of vital information for cruising yachtsmen with all levels of experience, which maximises their enjoyment, increases their skills and gives them the confidence to broaden their horizons.
  • Yachts International Magazine - If super yachts were a religion, Yachts International would be its bible. This publication keeps you up-to-date on the latest developments and news pertaining to both the domestic and international luxury yacht industries. Every issue is filled with colorful high-quality photographs of some of the world's most extravagant yachts. You'll find comprehensive information on the finest builders and designers along with detailed articles pertaining to the yachting lifestyle. Whether you like to dream big and aspire to own a luxury state-of-the-art vessel, or use the information for your business of own super yacht, Yachts International is a one-of-a-kind publication that is sure to keep you entertained and inspired. Expert reviews and boat show coverage complete the magazine's informative package.

There are many great resources for sailors and mariners in general. Feel free to drop us a line with your favorites!

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