Sailboats Recognized for Cruising and Racing

If you're looking for your first sailboat, learning about sailboats can make the process easier and fun. Even if you're an avid sailor, finding the next boat can be hard. You will learn there are many beautiful sailboats. Take a look at all the types of sailboats.  "Types of Sailboat Designs and Styles" will help you understand more about the differences between sailboats.

Until powerboats came into existence, sailboats were used to move product around the world. Now, sailboats are used for either cruising and/or racing pleasure. For cruising, you can select almost any type of sailboat. If you think you want to participate in sailing regattas, you want the "cruiser/racer" that reportedly should be between 35' to 50' to allow comfort for team racing.

Related Blog: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Powerboat vs. a Sailboat

If you are a sailor, you probably enjoy SAIL or Cruising World. You will find the sailboats that have been nominated as the best boats for 2019. These lists will help discover those boats that have won recognition among the many great boats offering a wonderful selection. As you will see, SAIL distinguishes between the best sailboats for cruising and the ones that are best for cruising and performance.

For our soon-to-be sailors, you have a variety of sizes and types of sailboats that offer something for everyone. If you haven't learned how to sail, there are different options there too. You can begin taking sailing classes before you decide to buy a boat. Or, you can find that special boat, and learn how to sail with experienced sailors who enjoy sharing their knowledge and love of sailing.

Cruising Sailboats

These sailboats made the lists in SAIL and Cruising World.

  • Beneteau Oceanis 46.1 - Check out all the great sailboats by Beneteau we have ready for cruising.

  • Dufour Grand Large 360 - We have a couple of beautiful Dufour sailboats.

  • Hanse 348 - We have several Hanse sailboats in our inventory.

  • Hanse 418

  • Hanse 548

  • Hylas 48 -  See the Hylas sailboats we have ready to sail.

  • Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 319

  • Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 410

  • Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 490

  • Island Packet 349

  • Wauquiez Pilot Saloon 42

  • Tartan 35

Performance Sailboats

These two were only noted in SAIL.

  • Figaro Beneteau 3

  • X-Yachts X4.9 - We have a X-Yachts sailboat.

Multihull Cruising

These cruising vessels were from the SAIL and Cruising World lists.

  • Bali 4.1

  • Fountaine Pajot Astrea 42

  • Lagoon 40

  • Lagoon 50

  • Neel 51

  • Seawind 1260

  • Leopard 50

2019 Boat Shows: Fun and Educational

A great way to learn more about boats is to attend the exciting boat shows, where you can see, board and learn more about the different sailboats.

  • Pacific Sail & Power Boat Show to take place in Richmond, CA is scheduled for April 4-7, 2019. We are set to be there! Come by and see us in the Craneway Pavilion B4.

  • San Diego Boat Show will be located at Spanish Landing Park East, and it is scheduled for June 6-9, 2019.

  • LA Harbor Boat Show to take place in San Pedro, CA at Cabrillo Way Marina is scheduled for September 19-22, 2019.

Atomic Tuna Yachts Prepared to Guide You All the Way

Let our experienced team help you find the perfect boat to set sail upon the exciting waters around the San Francisco Bay, or take you cruising around the world. We have luxurious sailing yachts that are ready to set sail. If you are looking to sell, we would love to help you find your boat's new owner. Our proactive marketing continuously brings qualified buyers to browse our listings. We are boating enthusiast, and finding the right boat for the right buyer is always our main goal. Contact us, and we will begin navigating the process for you.

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