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Weekend Warrior

By Capt Bill Pike | Posted August 2012 | Add a Comment

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 | Add a Comment

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 | Add a Comment

  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 | Add a Comment

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 it’s all the...

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Sailors-turned-powerboaters

By PMY Staff | Posted March 2012 | Add a Comment

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 new Marlow 57...

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Die-Hard Sailboaters Switch to Powerboating

By Text and Photos... | Posted September 2011 | Add a Comment

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 ourselves, but we do know...

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JeMaSa - 164-foot Megayacht

By Alyssa Haak | Posted June 2011 | Add a Comment

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 plastic cups of...

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Cruising the St. Johns River

By Kevin Koenig | Posted December 2010 | Add a Comment

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 last summer an email...

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The Not-So Great Loop

By Paul Brou | Posted June 2009 | Add a Comment

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 if the possibility of...

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British and Proud of It

By Jeffrey O'Neil | Posted March 2009 | Add a Comment

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 Northamptonshire offers...

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Bluewater's Big Cruise

By Catherine Pearson | Posted June 2008 | Add a Comment

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 to claim that it...

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Coaster Cruising

By Capt. Eileen Murphy | Posted April 2008 | Add a Comment

My nephew Liam has always been what you might call an old soul. He is as comfortable with my friends as he is with his own, speaks multiple languages, practices the piano without argument, and...

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Expand Your Horizons

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2007 | Add a Comment

Some spots like sunny San Diego will begin welcoming more yachts in the mega size range.Something started bugging me shortly after I started working here more than a decade ago: Given the variety of...

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