CURRENT ISSUE | OCTOBER 2015

28 Bill Biewenga Black Clouds on the Horizon 32 Heather Francis Seasickness: suffering sailors and condition 36 World Cruising Cruising the Twelves The Dodecanese Islands of Greece by Diane Gorch 42 Classic Passage Kite Crosses the Indian Ocean The southern Indian Ocean has a nasty reputation for strong winds, large

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CURRENT ISSUE | SEPTEMBER 2015

20 Bill Biewenga Inevitability of Problems 24 David Burch The New Inland Navigational Rules 28 World Cruising Cuba Part 3 The Cuba show by Christine Myers 34 Cruising Life Galapagos Cruising How to navigate the various government agencies by Paul Lever 40 Living Aboard Antares University Antares University provides new

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CURRENT ISSUE | AUGUST 2015

14 Biewenga Offshore Heading Back to Sea It’s a familiar theme, but as with all long distance passages, there are, and will be, vast differences 18 Heather Francis Onboard The Galley Guide: Cooking Underway There is nothing like a hot meal at the end of a hard day of sailing,

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CURRENT ISSUE | JUNE 2015

16 Bill Biewenga Getting Your Point Across Coordinating efforts is not difficult if everyone on the crew understands the tasks at hand and how to proceed as individuals within the group 20 World Cruising Touchè Found Svalbard In 1194 the Icelandic sagas state “Svalbardi funning,” which translates to Svalbard found.

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CURRENT ISSUE | MAY 2015

18 Bill Biewenga The Devil in the Details It has often been said that the devil is in the details. It’s those same details that will decide victory on the racecourse or pleasure throughout a long distance passage. 22 David Burch Marine Weather Services Charts- How to make your own

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CURRENT ISSUE | APRIL 2015

16 Bill Biewenga Passing the Baton Preparation will help you avoid emergencies and turn them instead into adventures. And the lessons learned through these experiences are worth sharing with others. 20 Capt. John Jamieson Seven Tips for Nighttime Navigation Sharpen your piloting skills to make you more comfortable with where

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CURRENT ISSUE | MARCH 2015

14 Bill Biewenga The Tried and True of Traditional Tools 18 David Burch Nuts and Bolts of Successful Ocean Navigation 24 World Cruising Putting Penrhyn on the Map Discovering Penrhyn atoll in the Cook Islands starts by learning where it is by Glenys Howarth 30 Practical Passagemaker The Cruiser’s Scavenger

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CURRENT ISSUE | FEBRUARY 2015

20 Bill Biewenga Offshore Smoke Signals, Morse Code or….. 24 Cruising Life Rally Sailing The Salty Dawg fall rally 2014 in pictures 28 World Cruising Daring the Dangerous Archipelago Cruising the atolls of Tuamotu brings spectacular marine life and scenery, as well as fickle and potentially unfriendly passes by Heather

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We Come To Bear Witness: Sailing Haida Gwaii

Exploring the amazing history and wildlife of this off the beaten track British Columbian isle  (published February 2014) “That bubble is swimming,” I say, gesturing with my paddle. My mother ignores me and paddles closer, peering into the water at the predatory sea slug swimming underneath the hull of my

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CURRENT ISSUE | JANUARY 2015

20 Bill Biewenga Offshore Weather Preparation: its not so simple 24 World Cruising Turkey Trot Exploring one of the Mediterranean’s finest destinations by land and sea by Diane Gorch 30 Classic Passage Havana to Miami A lesson in navigating more than just the waters between the United States and Cuba

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