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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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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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Women-only boating school

By Alyssa HaakPhotos by Barba... | Posted September 2011

Capt. Patti Moore stood next to me at the flying-bridge helm and urged me to navigate the 42-foot Grand Banks Paper Moon closer to Mile Marker 16.

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A megayacht adventure in the Bahamas' Exuma chain of islands

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

Truth in Advertising: It Is Better In The Bahamas.At the tail end of an endless northern winter, the catchy jingle of a well-timed Bahamian marketing campaign was stuck in my head...

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Having a Blast in Bimini

By PMY Staff | Posted July 2011

Having a Blast in Bimini: The PMY Rendezvous went off without a hitch. The inaugural PMY Rendezvous recently made quite a splash in Bimini this past Fourth of July weekend with...

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End of the World Bar, Bimini

By Kevin Koenig | Posted July 2011

Lost in Paradise: I have a confession to make: I love beer. Vodka was a cheap fling, whiskey and I have had a falling out (no pun intended), and I told tequila to hit the bricks...

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