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A Peek at My Notebook: The True North 50

To get the skinny on the Down East-y True North 50, I spoke with Sam Howell, a partner at Langan Design Professionals, the ambitious Newport, Rhode Island, naval design and architecture firm tasked with the vessel.

Fuel for Thought in the Abacos

I know it’s not everyone, but I think plenty of cruisers revisit the same old haunts they like because those places are a known quantity: The same food, the same slips, heck even the same people are there at the same time every year. That sounds like a recipe for “comfort zone” to me. And that’s fine for some folks who don’t want to push it.

But you sometimes have to set a course beyond the comfort zone: Have a look behind the curtain every now and again. Maybe get a taste of what those early explorers felt when they sailed off the edge of the paper chart depicting the Known World…

Using a Sextant for Navigation

Going Back For Backup

Can you believe? A celestial voyage down memory lane!

Many years ago, during what often seems like another lifetime, it was my job as a U.S.

Hodgdon Expands Service Division

Boothbay Region Boatyard in Southport, Maine

New Boats Notebook - June 2014

New Boats Notebook

Charles W. Morgan Heading for Sea Trials

Charles W. Morgan

Positive Outlook for Atlantic Hurricane Season

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