December 2011 Issue of Blue Water Sailing.
In Boat Rat’s Tip: Rust Not, Want Not, Pete Dubler writes about putting your engine up for a long rest. In BWS Interviews, the king and queen of cruising, Lin & Larry Pardey, discuss romance, encouragement and weathering storms. In Practical Passagemaker: The Beautiful Haul, Patrick Childress writes about the benefits of doing boat work in New Zealand. In Cruising Life: Relationship Maintenance on Board, Rachel Robertson discusses essential strategies for balancing ” me time” with “us time”. In Blue Water Boats, BWS takes a look at the classic Mark Ellis designed motorsailer the Bruckman 50 MKII. And as we approach the holiday season, George discusses “The Gift of Sailing” in Captain’s Log.