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Voyaging

Summer Cruising in Maine

By George Sass Jr. | Posted August 2015

When the summer crowds flock to Newport, Rhode Island, Editor-in-Chief George Sass Jr. heads north to Portland, Maine.

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Going Back to Vietnam

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted August 2015

A decorated Vietnam War veteran, our own Capt. Bill Pike, heads back to Vietnam in search of a conflict-era U.S. patrol boat, and perhaps something a bit more important than that.

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Dockmasters

By George Sass Sr. | Posted July 2015

Think working at a marina is all fun and games? Think again. Read along as seasoned dockmasters talk about some of the things they’ve seen go down.

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Tips & Tricks When Visiting a Marina

By George Sass Sr. | Posted July 2015

Marinas have rules to ensure the safety and enjoyment of others...

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The Journey

By George Sass Jr. | Posted July 2015

Not every voyage goes as planned—sometimes the toughest decision calls for staying at the dock and knowing when it’s time to flee the Caribbean’s siren song.

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Getting the Most out of Charleston

By Kevin Koenig | Posted May 2015

Think being a gentleman comes easy? Think again. Sometimes even the most worldly of us need some help from the locals. Here’s what a few had to say about fitting in, standing out...

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Finding Mañana

By Mirta Ojito | Posted January 2015

During the Mariel Boatlift in 1980, a young girl named Mirta Ojito escaped from Cuba on the boat of a New Orleans skipper, Capt. Mike Howell. She grew up to be a Pulitzer Prize-...

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Touring the Abacos in a Pursuit DC 325

By Kevin Koenig | Posted October 2014

An out-island adventure in the Abacos aboard a Pursuit DC 325 took some turns for the wild.

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Baja Cruising Adventure

By Peter Swanson | Posted October 2014

Few places on Earth offer the scenic beauty and cruisable waters that you find on the coast of western Mexico, particularly in Baja. Come along with us as we show you how it...

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The Down East Loop - Ocean Passages

By George Sass Jr. | Posted September 2014

In the last 48 hours I experienced my two favorite times on the water; watching the sun go down and seeing it rise. Cruising offshore on a boat is still one of those rare...

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Cruising New England in the Autumn

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted September 2014

The waters off New England’s coast are some of the best waters for cruising in America. Ride along with us as we explore this rocky, pastoral region by boat.

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Getting Ready for the Final Leg

By George Sass Jr. | Posted September 2014

The Cutwater 28 Down East Loop trip continues. After a short hop from Constitution Marina in Boston, the boat is resting snugly at Newport’s Goat Island Marina. The 28 has...

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The Down East Loop - Day 11

By Peter Swanson | Posted September 2014

BoothBay Harbor to Boston took us three half-day passages thanks to clear skies, calm seas and the Cutwater’s comfortable low cruising speed of 12 to 15 knots. Before...

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