March/April 2018

16 World Cruising Denmark From Liston on the Atlantic coast, they cruise to Gibraltar, the south of Spain and the Balearic Islands by John Neal 24 Classic Passage The Maiden Voyage Part 1: Hong Kong to the Phillipines in the ongoing saga of the new Kraken 66 White Dragon’s maiden

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January/February 2018

20 World Cruising Mahina Tiare Sails Into the Med From Liston on the Atlantic coast, they cruise to Gibraltar, the south of Spain and the Balearic Islands by John Neal 28 Cruising Life Rough Night to Havana Part 2... the author and two pals set off in his Catalina 31

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OCTOBER 2017

26 Bluewater Adventure Sailing Sabbitcal Why I decided to sail around the world after college graduation by Haley Haltom 30 World Cruising Black Sands and Black Magic Vanuatu by sail by Heather Francis 38 Fitting Out 38 Ten Years After, What Worked, What Didn’t by Patrick Childress 42 Essential Upgrades

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AUGUST 2017

20 Cruising Life Landfall The rhythms of daily life change after being at sea for three weeks by Heather Francis 24 World Cruising Diving Bonaire and Curacao For cruisers who like to scuba dive, the Dutch islands in the southern Caribbean offer some of the world’s best and least crowded

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41 Years Ago the Edmund Fitzgerald Sank on Lake Superior

The Fitzgerald sank on the evening of Nov. 10, 1975 during a particularly rough storm on Lake Superior. There are no survivors or witnesses to the shipwreck. According to the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, the Fitzgerald's Captain Ernest McSorely reported problems around 3:30 p.m. that afternoon in a radio message

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Sailor, 74, Sets Sights On Being Oldest To Sail Solo Non-Stop Around The World

Jeanne Socrates has sailed enough ocean miles, 160,000, to circumnavigate the world seven times. Now she wants to establish a new record. Socrates has already been recognized by Guinness World Records and nautical associations, like the Cruising Club of America, as the oldest woman to circumnavigate the globe in a non-stop,

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Boating part of the “Bloodline” for Elmhurst’s Hansmann family

Five family members and three generations of the Hansmann family completed the 108th Race to Mackinac this summer. When it came time to name his newest boat, John Hansmann had little trouble coming up with a moniker. There really was only one choice for a boat co-owned by Hansmann, his brother,

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