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Boat Launching and Boat Docking

Long before the first cast, every successful fishing trip starts with an uneventful boat launch. We’ve all witnessed (or experienced) the follies …

The 10 Best Carry-Ons

Whether it’s wrongly taken off the baggage claim or loaded on an incorrect flight, losing a checked bag is an occupational hazard for frequent …

Shopping

The cost of cruising: interview with SailLoot

How much does it cost to go cruising? How much / how long did you save in order to go? What do you spend every month as a cruiser? What about earning …

How to Live on a Sailboat; A Live-Aboard's Story

A few years back I made the decision to cut my ties to land and live aboard a sailboat. Living aboard means different things to different kinds of …

Ancient traditions of Mariners.

There is an ancient tradition among seafarers that takes place after years of hard labor preparing their ships for extended voyages across oceans. …

Sailing

ABANDONING BE GOOD TOO: The Skipper Responds to the Builder's Response

As many of you know, I served as crew on <i>Be Good Too</i>, the Alpha 42 catamaran that was abandoned approximately 300 miles east of Chesapeake Bay in …

30 Minutes With: Knut Frostad

How do you popularize an obscure sporting event that runs through the remotest oceans for three quarters of a year? That is Knut Frostad’s task as …

See how a family of 5 left their home to sail the world

Shares 0<p>At one time or another, haven’t we all dreamed of leaving conventional living behind in favor of adventure? Meet one family of five who had …

Sailing

CRUISING BOAT EVOLUTION: From Work Boats to Yachts

In our last episode in this series, we described the genesis of the Cruising Everyman in the mid- to late 19th century. These were sailors who were …

CHASING SHACKLETON: What Paul Larsen Did After Breaking the Sailing Speed Record

PBS has aired and released its great three-part video series, <i>Chasing Shackleton</i>, which follows the exploits of five modern-day adventurers as they …

Kurt Arrigo

Simplicity v. Technology on the Ocean Sailing Boat

I just had an interesting email exchange with a friend whose in the (years-long) process of outfitting his boat for extended ocean cruising. The boat …

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MAIDENTRIP: Interpreting Laura Dekker

Over the weekend I had a chance to watch <i>Maidentrip</i>, the new documentary film about Laura Dekker, after Jillian Schlesinger e-mailed me a private …

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