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Help! I Can't Choose Between Two Very Different Cars

Sometimes in our hunt for the next perfect car, we end up looking at a variety of vehicles that don’t really compare with one another. That’s …

Company Expands Voluntary Recall to Include All Frozen Vegetable and Fruit Products

CRF Frozen Foods of Pasco, Washington, has expanded a voluntary recall for some of its products, which included organic and non-organic fruits and …

Prince: A Life in Pictures

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Afghan official: Fight with Taliban kills 15 security troops

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — A late night gunbattle with the Taliban killed at least 15 members of the Afghan security forces in the volatile …

US to beef up military presence in Eastern Europe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon plans to deploy an armored brigade combat team to Eastern Europe next February as part of the ongoing effort to rotate …

Military

After iPhone unlocking, Americans should still expect privacy: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The American people should “absolutely” still have confidence in their personal privacy despite the government’s success in unlocking an Apple iPhone belonging to a shooter in the San Bernardino, California, killings, the White House said on Wednesday.<p>A worker checks an …

The White House

1 billion Asians will face severe water shortages by 2050

This is the conclusion that MIT scientists have reached, after running different simulations of future climatic scenarios in the region.<p>Published in the journal PLOS One, their study points out that water shortages are not simply the results of climate change and environmental stress.<p>Other factors …

Water

34 Million Americans in Path of Tornado-Spawning Storm System

From New Orleans all the way north to Chicago, 34 million Americans were in the path Thursday of a severe storm system that spawned tornadoes in four states, injuring at least 10 people — one of them critically.<p>Flash floods soaked parts of Arkansas, and flash flood watches were issued for parts of …

Antarctic Ice Melt Could Be Responsible for a Dangerous Rise in Sea Levels

Ice melting from Antarctica could drive more than 3.5 ft. (1.1 m) in global sea-level rise by 2100 without action to curb greenhouse emissions, …

Best Boats 2016 - Sail Magazine

How’s this for convenience? I got the word from SAIL HQ that I should test-sail the Seascape 18 from Slovenia, recently introduced to these shores, …

Sail Best Boats 2016 Jeanneau 54

THRASH TO WINDWARD: Swan 60 Delivery from Florida to Tortola

This is called going against the flow: sailing from Florida to the W’Indies against the prevailing easterly tradewinds. I did something similar many …

Coming next season, "Flip Flop", a Lagoon 38! (sister ship pictured) #MyCYOA http://t.co/0sKGTzrYg2

The Responsibility of Being Towed

I’ve been on the wrong end of a towline twice. At the very least, being towed will ruin your afternoon. At worst, it can cause serious damage to your …

SAIL's Readers Share their Best Photos

Here at <i>SAIL</i> we always love to hear from our readers who are out there sailing, doing what we all love. It’s even nicer when they send us a photo. …

Mississippi River

How to Race Your Cruiser

Take Your Sailing to the Next Level, and Have a Lot of Fun Doing It<p>Every sailboat is at heart a racing boat, and every sailor should do a little …

Sailing

Can you work onboard? | Sailing Blog - Technical Hints and Tips - Sailing Television

Many cruisers dream of making that big cruise when they retire - heading off into the sunset for an indefinite period. Others plan a sabbatical from …

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Hapless or somewhat heroic?

There is a story all over the news about two America sailors who have called rescue services for help nine times in the last seven months. It’s an …

Rudder Awareness

In sailing magazines, articles about rudders are almost never really about rudders. They are about being rudderless. Such stories make for exciting …

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It’s #TALLSHIPSTUESDAY! Let’s learn about USS Constitution

U.S.S. ConstitutionJust yesterday, the country celebrated President’s Day to honor the great leaders of the United States of America. Let’s pay …

George Washington

Cruising the West Indies

A sub-zero January morning on Long Island greeted me and my headlamp as I made my way to JFK. I wandered the concourse after dropping off my rental …

All About Varnishing Your Boat

Dorothy Parker once famously remarked: “I hate writing; I love having written.” I feel the same way about varnishing. Nothing flatters a boat more …

Weather Routing 101: Part 2

Last month, Donald McLennan took us through the basics of weather routing tools for cruisers. In part 2 of our series on weather routing, we take a …