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BV19: How To Rig a Whisker Pole

Or how we rig it on OUR BOAT, I should say.  Ahoy followers!  You ready for a little virtual sailing lesson?  That’s right, float away from your desk for a minute, imagine yourself on the sunny deck of a gently-swaying … Continue reading

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BV5 (VIDEO): West End to Mangrove Cay “First You Start Wit da Coconut Rum”

“What’s in the Goombay Smash?” I asked the our dark-skinned Bahamian bartender. “Well, first you start wit da coconut rum … ” she started in.  When she finished, Phillip piped up: “What’s in your Bahama Mama?” he asked. “Well, first … Continue reading

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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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We Would Love to Meet You this February: Pensacola, Miami or Key West!

Hello crew!  We hate to interrupt your regularly-scheduled Cuba Series, but we wanted to send you all a special invite for an opportunity to meet up with us this February, in Pensacola, Miami and/or Key West and make sure you all … Continue reading

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#81: How to Dock Single-Handed

If docking has ever been a sore spot for you and your significant other or if the inability to dock your boat alone has hindered your cruising, Phillip and I hope this video demonstration can help.  Being able to bring … Continue reading

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#75: How to Get Your Wife to Go Cruising

She is NOT a passenger, she is crew!  There’s no magic secret to getting your wife (husband, boyfriend, girlfriend, significant other) on board with cruising.  She just needs to know the realities and infinite rewards of the lifestyle and want … Continue reading

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Strictly Sail Miami – Day Two – The Cast & Crew

February 12, 2015: “Hi, Bob … pardon me.  I’m sorry to interrupt, but, hi.  Bob.  It’s Annie.  I’m Annie.  I’m a huge, huge fan … ” I’m pretty sure it sounded about that timid and giddy.  I mean it was … Continue reading

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