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Auto Turn Notto: What Almost Prevented Our Bahamas Departure

“What was one of the scariest moments of your Bahamas trip?” a fellow cruiser asked us the other night during our first post-Bahamas reunion.  Ironically, he had asked Phillip first while I was in the restroom, so he got to … 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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Ch. 10: The Shuddering Shroud

“If we snap one of those battens, I don’t have a spare,” Yannick tells the crew after we put in the third reef. Thankfully the storm off the tip of Florida was intense but very brief, lasting a grand total … Continue reading

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