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  • Of Man and Machine

    Of Man and Machine

    As we ready for trying to get out of here and go cruising it seems we are constantly set back by equipment failures and the ensuing repairs that need to be made. This could be […]

  • Thanksgiving Out There.

    Thanksgiving Out There.

    Some of my best Thanksgiving memories are the ones spent while cruising. Cruisers always seem to find a location to gather on this day of giving thanks and join in celebrations of thanks for a […]

  • Inflatable Kayaks and Alligators

    Inflatable Kayaks and Alligators

    A few weeks ago I ran across a fellow cruiser selling an inflatable kayak.  I had heard of these but had never  seen one in person. As the price seemed good, I thought I would […]

  • Dove, By robin Lee Graham

    Dove, By robin Lee Graham

    I thought it appropriate to start the book review section with the Story of Robin Lee Graham and Dove. It is after all this book that changed my life and got me into sailing as […]

  • Chart Porn

    Chart Porn

    A few weeks ago I was talking to a local sailor I met in a celestial navigations class. He mentioned he was selling his collection of charts of the Caribbean as he was not planning […]

  • SOMETHING TO PONDER: George Carlin

    SOMETHING TO PONDER: George Carlin

    The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings but shorter tempers, wider Freeways, but narrower viewpoints. We spend more, but have less, we buy more, but enjoy less. We have […]

  • S/V Vayu Basic Specifications

    S/V Vayu Basic Specifications

    Builder/Designer: Builder: Irwin                        Designer: TED IRWIN           YEAR: 1981           BUILDER: Irwin Yachts                      MODEL: Citation 40 Dimensions: LOA: 40′         LWL: 31′ 2″    Beam: 12′ 2″    Draft: 5’4″       Bridge Clearance: 55′ 8″         […]




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