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Boat Launching and Boat Docking

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

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 …

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 …

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's world

Yacht Racing<p>Yacht Classics<p>Any damn fool can navigate the world sober. It takes a really good sailor to do it drunk.<p>Yacht Luxury<p>Underwater<p>Any damn …

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 …

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 …

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2011-12: Top ten videos

Telegraph Sport compiles its list of the best ten video clips of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.<p><b>1. Surf’s up</b><p>The full exhilaration of ocean racing is felt as Visit Finland, an entry in the Clipper 2011-12 Race, surfs down a wave at 27 knots.<p>Heading toward the Race 9 finish line, the Golden …

What Does it Take to Turn an Old Boat into an Ocean-ready Passagemaker?

What does it take to turn an old boat into an ocean-ready passagemaker? That was the question facing my father, Dennis, when he decided to fulfill a …

Escaping the Recession by Boat

ANCHORED IN AN AQUA LAGOON, surrounded by a necklace of thin coral beach, the 32-foot cutter Saltbreaker has a tight below-decks cabin that smells like mildew, body odor, and, just now, a strip-mall dollar store. The space is a catastrophe of new T-shirts, cheap baseball hats, sunglasses, ballpoint …

Clifftop House by Dekleva Gregoric More images: http://www.contemporist.com/2013/10/24/clifftop-house-by-dekleva-gregoric/

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Waterfront living: ‘Eccentric’ live-aboards choose to live on their boats year-round

Les Dembski looks like a man settled into retirement. He wears comfortable-looking shoes, two fleece jackets and jeans while sitting on the deck of …

RAW FAITH: The Movie

I was a little worried when filmmaker Greg Roscoe got in touch and offered to send along a copy of his new documentary, <i>Raw Faith: A Family Saga</i>. The …

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