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Cruising

Admiral Philip A. Dur Interview

By Kevin Koenig | Posted September 2012

After a 30-year military career, retired Navy Admiral Philip A. Dur has earned the right to cruise in style.

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Great Loop Cruise

By Peter A. Janssen | Posted August 2012

Peter Janssen shakes hands with the heart of America on a 700-mile leg of The Great Loop aboard a Beneteau 34 Swift Trawler.

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Weekend Warrior

By Capt Bill Pike | Posted August 2012

Capt. Bill Pike discovers another side of the Pacific Northwest—and himself—on a Grand Banks Eastbay 46 SX during the ultimate three-day weekend.

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6 Tips for Cruising Home Waters

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted August 2012

Cruising home waters, even for few days, can introduce you to people and places you’ve never seen before! Here’s how to make a truly unexpected adventure happen

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A Cruising Adventure from The Dominican Republic to Florida

By Peter Swanson | Posted July 2012

  A delivery from the Dominican Republic to Florida on a neglected Post 42 reminds two experienced cruisers that not every boat is what it seems.

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Off the Chart

By Bentley Collins | Posted April 2012

An experienced boater mucks up a fancy meal. I’ve been fascinated with charts since I was a youngster. When I look at one I see adventure, places where no one else goes. So...

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Sailors-turned-powerboaters

By PMY Staff | Posted March 2012

The further adventures of our sailors-turned-powerboaters. We were taking our first cruise after making the switch from sail to power. We were certainly nervous about handling our...

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Die-Hard Sailboaters Switch to Powerboating

By Text and Photos... | Posted September 2011

How do life-long cruising sailors switch from a much-loved Beneteau 423 to a Marlow 57E motoryacht after just three months of boat shopping? We aren’t entirely sure...

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JeMaSa - 164-foot Megayacht

By Alyssa HaakPhotos by Jim R... | Posted June 2011

There are no Jetways at the Antigua airport. As soon as the doors of my plane opened, I plunged directly into the warm Caribbean air. A man sang greetings, and a woman distributed...

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Cruising the St. Johns River

By Kevin Koenigphotos by Jense... | Posted December 2010

Still WatersAmong Alligators and the Ghosts of Mad Men on the Mighty St. Johns.The Betty Jane pushes up the St. Johns to ports unknown, at least to a lifetime Yankee like me.Late...

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The Not-So Great Loop

By Paul BrouCapt. Bill Pike | Posted June 2009

The author (in the green shirt) and his brother Mike. “Seasick?” I asked in a tone that mixed sympathy with infernal edginess. My brother Mike looked straight back at me and, as...

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British and Proud of It

By Jeffrey O'Neil | Posted March 2009

A Rolls-Royce for the water, complete with the gorgeous wooden dash. England is probably best known for Big Ben, The Beatles, and of course, the Queen. But the region of...

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Bluewater's Big Cruise

By Catherine Pearson | Posted June 2008

It is often said that couples who play together, stay together. My parents, for example, have been happily married for nearly 40 years. And while it would be a gross overstatement...

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