This Couple Balances Work and Play While Cruising The World

“Freedom.” That is how Victoria Fine describes her life.In April, Fine left a big job at Slate to launch her own business, Finally, a growth hacking company that offers editorial and audience development solutions to grow digital audiences. In June, she set sail with her husband and now lives full-time on a

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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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Donna Lange Completes Second Solo Sail Around the World at the End of This Month

When Donna Lange brings her boat to the Herreshoff Museum dock in Bristol, RI, at the end of this month (May 2016) she will have sailed alone for ten months. Severe southeastern Pacific storms forced her to go through the Panama Canal instead of sailing around the bottom of South

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Reef Piloting

Heading to the tropical reef systems of the world is the driving reason for many cruisers. However, when we get among the reef systems of the cruising world we can no longer rely solely on electronics and the safety of the boat now relies on our reef piloting skills. (published

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Energy Independence

(published November 2015) It was 5:00 a.m. on a Wednesday morning in early August when I heard the pitter-patter of rain on deck above our bunk. The prediction of precipitation had finally come to fruition and the day would be rainy and cloudy until the early evening when the sun

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Once is Not Enough

Five bareboat charter destinations you'll want to visit again and again  (published October 2015) Asking me about my favorite charter destination is like asking for my favorite flavor of ice cream. I mean, it’s ice cream, what’s not to like? But truth be told, I do have a few favored

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