Albacore Articles

Welcome to the USAA Albacore Articles page. This is THE definitive resource for Albacore sailors. Here you will find a wide variety of articles and information about sailing, maintaining, repairing, rebuilding and racing the Albacore sail boat.

These articles exists because of YOU and the Albacore community. Many members have contributed greatly to build this collection. Most of the articles are open to all. The archive of Albacourier newsletters and some of the more extensive articles that are oriented to those deep into Albacore racing are restricted to members only.

We encourage all Albacore owners to become members of the US Albacore Association. Your membership dues pay the bills for this website, and the articles contained here were all donated by fellow Albacore sailors. Contributing by paying dues and sharing your learning experiences with fellow sailors is how this community was built and will grow.

Becoming a member will give you access to all of the in depth Albacore sailing articles and the archive of class newsletters online.

Class Rules


About the Albacore

Albacourier Online

Boat Transportation

Day Sailing and Cruising


Rigging and Equipment


Wisdom from Albacore Sailors


Recent Classifieds