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BV4 (VIDEO): Across the Gulf Stream to West End

“Never cross with a north wind!”  Can you hear it?  Pam Wall’s little energetic voice?  She repeated this warning many times when we first saw, heard and met her at the Miami Boat Show back in February, 2015.  I had … Continue reading

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When to Wake the Captain

At the first moment you think you should.  That’s probably what any captain will tell you.  As much as he likely abhors that first jolt—when the shout of his name or a shake of his shoulder rouses him out of … Continue reading

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#83: How to Get More Sailing Experience

It’s simple: meet sailors, make friends, then offer to crew and bring good booze and snacks!  I just returned from crewing on a pretty spur of the moment yacht delivery on a Leopard 48 and I can’t wait to share … Continue reading

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Atlantic-Crossing Top Tens!

“You’re going to hate sailing forever.  It’s like wanting to try cake for the first time and instead of trying one slice, you eat the whole cake instead.” This is what one YouTube follower told me when I shared the … Continue reading

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