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#90: Cuba Voyage II: Heavy Heeling

Get ready for it to blow!  These weren’t super heavy winds but they were on the nose and had Plaintiff’s Rest really heeled over during the second night and day of our voyage to Cuba.  Our Niagara 35 proved she … Continue reading

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Ch. 9: Reef Early, Reef Often

The cruising community is really very small.  Meet cruisers in one port and you know you’ll likely run into them somewhere on the other side of the world.  It’s also a very giving community.  Lend some cruisers a hand here, … Continue reading

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Buffett Finale – Skirting the Dauphin Island Regatta Storm

April 25, 2015: Since our Buffett debauchery started early, our night ended pretty early, too.  After a few hours hooting and hollering and bopping flying beach balls at the Buffett concert, we were beat. We crashed hard on the boat … Continue reading

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