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Cruising the Virgin Islands on a Marinemax 484

By George Sass Jr. | Posted April 2016

Here’s how one man breaks out of his cruising routine with a bareboat on a MarineMax 484 in the British Virgin Islands.

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Learning to Use Marine Electronics

By Daniel Harding | Posted March 2016

Join the two-man crew as they bring Gizmo, the beloved Duffy 37 and test platform for Senior Electronics Editor Ben Ellison, home to Camden, Maine, and learn a thing or two along...

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A Moorings Crewed Charter in the BVI

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted March 2016

The well-trodden cruising grounds of the British Virgin Islands offer up a chance for Deputy Editor Jason Y. Wood and his family to reconnect with each other and their passion for...

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Where to Cruise

By Kevin Koenig | Posted February 2016

We put together a list of some of our favorite under-the-radar cruising grounds in the western hemisphere. Did your favorite one make the grade?

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Nantucket as a Cruising Destination

By George Sass Jr. | Posted January 2016

Nantucket is one of America’s best cruising grounds, with a unique charm that’s all its own.

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Have a Microadventure on Your Boat

By Daniel Harding | Posted December 2015

You may not always have time to point your bow for Alaska or Tahiti. But that doesn’t mean you can’t spice up your week with a micro-adventure. See what we mean here.

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Cruising Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast

By Kevin Koenig | Posted December 2015

A family trip to Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast opens the author’s eyes to a gorgeous, versatile cruising ground that just may be The Next Big Thing.

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Full-Time Cruising on a Nordhavn 40

By Daniel Harding | Posted December 2015

Who among us hasn’t daydreamed about the ultimate cruise? The one where you sell the house, put your furniture in storage, move aboard your boat, and cruise the world.

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Cruising Australia’s Gold Coast

By George Sass Jr. | Posted November 2015

Editor-in-Chief George Sass Jr. cruises Australia’s storied waters aboard a Riviera 6000.

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Cruising the Aleutians Aboard a 65-foot Fleming Motoryacht

By George Sass Sr. | Posted October 2015

Intrepid voyagers brave the Bering Sea on a 65-foot motoryacht in search of the legendary unspoiled beauty for which Alaska is known.

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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

Exclusive excerpt from Finding Mañana

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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.

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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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Crossing the Pacific Ocean in a Nordhavn 120

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted September 2014

This story about the Nordhavn 120 crossing the Pacific Ocean is guaranteed to make you want to pull up your own anchor and set off for ports unknown.

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The Down East Loop - Day 7

By Peter A. Janssen | Posted August 2014

We made it, pulling in to the Port of Quebec Marina just before noon today, the end of the first leg of the epic Cutwater 28 Down East Loop voyage that started 455 miles ago in...

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The Down East Loop - Day 1

By Peter A. Janssen | Posted August 2014

The first leg of our epic Down East Loop on a new Cutwater 28.

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