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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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Enjoy the Virgin Islands During Hurricane Season

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted June 2012

It is possible to reason with hurricane season and find blessed solitude in the British Virgin Islands.

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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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Fishing for world-class black marlin in Austrailia

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted March 2012

An angler goes Down Under in search of a record grander. The technique for catching big black marlin is to troll large, bridle-rigged baits off outriggers at about seven knots,...

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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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Norwegian cruising tips

By Alyssa Haak | Posted March 2012

A Norwegian crew offers tips on the islands and food of their home waters. Norway’s vast expanses of coastline are only speckled with homes, making it no surprise that the...

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Bienvenido a Miami

By Kevin Koenig | Posted February 2012

Miami residents Eric Horstmeyer and his wife Nicole Boswell-Horstmeyer are every bit the couple-about-town in the Magic City. They are based out of Miami and are intimately...

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Explorer Yachts

By Alyssa Haak | Posted February 2012

Expedition yachts are built from the keel up to go anywhere. But turning those far-flung daydreams into reality is far more involved than planning the standard mega- yacht run...

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Finding a Charter Broker

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted December 2011

Finding a Charter Broker: The best times you’ve had with family and friends have been on the water, on your own boat. Why not sample some of the other waters around the...

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Norway

By Alyssa HaakPhotos by Aime Coln | Posted December 2011

CaryAli pursues Scandinavian vistas worthy of Odin himself. To begin preparing for a trip to Norway, I checked the weather (cool and rainy) and the charts (much farther north than...

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Marina Pez Vela, Costa Rica

By Kevin Koenig | Posted December 2011

Off Costa Rica’s Marina Pez Vela, an Indo-Pacific sailfish puts the “trip” in fishing trip. We visit Marina Pez Vela, a full-service marina with high-end condos...

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S.S. Sapona

By Kevin Koenig | Posted December 2011

A waypoint for cruising yachtsmen, the S.S. Sapona has a history rife with mystery and intrigue. Just south of Bimini, a ghostly apparition rises from the crystalline depths, a...

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We cruise the Gulf Coast six years after hurricane Katrina

By Capt. Bill PikePhotos by Aime Coln | Posted September 2011

Starting a boat trip with a ride in a Dodge pickup is odd perhaps. But then, the tour it facilitated sorta set the tone for the rest of that sunny day this past April. Vice...

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