CURRENT ISSUE | DECEMBER 2014

14 Bill Biewenga Offshore Pulling the Plug and Flipping the Switch 18 Daniel Collins Tech Talk Beyond the Ditty Bag 22 World Cruising PNG Discovered A voyage through Papua New Guinea reveals the friendly side of these rarely cruised islands by Katie Thomsen 28 Classic Passage A Trip Into the

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CURRENT ISSUE | NOVEMBER 2014

16 Bill Biewenga Offshore The Dark Side of the Electronic Dream 20 David Burch at the Helm Sailing Smart 24 World Cruising Fair Winds and Blue Seas—Cruising in Malta Located slap bang in the middle of the Mediterranean, the llatese Islands are a superb sailing ground—and the world is taking

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CURRENT ISSUE | SEPTEMBER 2014

22 Biewenga Onboard Learning the Ropes 22 Burch at the Helm Rotary Currents 32 Classic Passage Tales from the Crypt An equatorial crossing haunted by superstition by Heather Francis 36 World Cruising New Caledonian Retreat An introduction to the idyllic lagoons of this beautiful and cruisable Pacific stopover by Nadine

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CURRENT ISSUE | AUGUST 2014

16 Bill Biewenga Speed Isn’t Everything | Whether you’re dealing with heavy weather or just taking a break, there are times when slowing the boat makes all the sense in the world 20 Daniel Collins The Perfect Post | How to create a brilliant cruising blog and keep it fresh,

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CURRENT ISSUE | JULY 2104

16 Bill Biewenga The Dark Art of Weather Analysis 20 David Burch Tricky Terms in Navigation 24 World Cruising Paradise Unplugged: Southern Vanuatu Lessons learned in one of the most unique places in the South Pacific by Nadine Slavinski 30 Practical Passagemaker Night Crossing Lake Michigan’s often unpredictable weather makes

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CURRENT ISSUE | MAY 2014

Bill Biewenga | Dressed to the Nines: Foul Weather Gear David Burch| Hawaii by Sextant: Celestial Navigation Classic Passage: The Path Less Traveled Ducking out of cyclone season’s path in the South Pacific doesn’t always mean heading for New Zealand by Barbara Sobocinski World Cruising: Doing the Sambu Samba A

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CURRENT ISSUE | APRIL 2014

BWS INTERVIEW: Gregor Tarjan Multihulls in America World Cruising: Highlights of the Society Islands A cruiser’s guide to one of the South Pacific’s most dreamy destinations by Nadine Slavinski Cruising Life: The Other Higher Education “A Whale-Ship was my Yale College and my Harvard”—Herman Melville by Ellen Massey Leonard Classic

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CURRENT ISSUE | MARCH 2014

World Cruising | Destination Niue: The Rock of Polynesia: Experiencing a unique and pleasant isle along the Coconut Milk Runby Nadine Slavinski Classic Passages | Marquesas to Panama: Onwards and upwards from French Polynesia eastwards to Panama by Eithne Sweeney Living Aboard | Breaking the Routine: How to escape the

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CURRENT ISSUE | FEBRUARY 2014

Cruising Life | Sweet Spots on the Rio Dulce Part II: Getting to one of the western Caribbean’s best hurricane holes by Christine Myers. World Cruising | We Come to Bear Witness: Sailing Haida Gwaii Exploring the amazing history and wildlife of this off-the-beaten-track British Columbian isle by Charlotte Austin.

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