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Carpe Diem (August 2015 Logbook)

By George Sass Jr. | Posted 2015-08-03 08:10

Don’t panic. Yes, this is the August issue, which means the boating season is winding down for some of our readers in North America.

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I’m Ready to Talk Now

By George Sass Jr. | Posted 2015-07-20 06:11


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Are You Being Served?

By George Sass Jr. | Posted 2015-07-06 14:31

We’ve all heard about or maybe experienced a similar situation. You finally schedule your boat for service after months of wrangling a simple return call.

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Finding My Confidence (Again)

By George Sass Jr. | Posted 2015-05-28 09:09

George Sass Jr.It’s confession time.

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Open Invitation

By George Sass Jr. | Posted 2015-05-10 04:17

It appears I’ve become too used to empty marinas and anchorages.

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I Come in Peace

By George Sass Jr. | Posted 2015-04-15 17:05

The incident was as predictable as a sunrise. I idled through the shallow Cayo Costa anchorage—a sliver of paradise off Florida’s west coast—looking for a spot to set the hook for the night.

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Cure for the Winter Blues

By George Sass Jr. | Posted 2015-03-30 11:39

My good friend Mary South wrote a wonderful book in 2007, The Cure for Anything Is Salt Water. It’s an entertaining read with a laser-focused title. I found myself laughing and empathizing from the first sentence. (Mary also serves as our publishing group’s editor-at-large and the deputy editor of Soundings and Anglers Journal.)

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Cuba, Rum, a New Boat, and a Scrappy Editor

By George Sass Jr. | Posted 2015-02-16 13:10

Happy 30th Power & Motoryacht! In order to properly launch our gathering of the clan, I think it’s appropriate to deliver my best wishes with a few memories of my own.

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It’s All About the Journey

By George Sass Jr. | Posted 2015-02-02 12:16

When I learned that our staff had to deliver a Cutwater 28—a stout single-engine pocket cruiser—from Newport to Annapolis in September, I jumped at the chance to get out from behind this desk.

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Headed to the Tents

By George Sass Jr. | Posted 2014-10-29 17:08

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