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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CURRENT ISSUE | NOVEMBER 2015

14 Bill Biewenga Island Bound 18 David Burch GRIB Viewers 22 Cruising Life Pacific Personalities The vast Pacific contains some of the most remote pockets of humanity on earth. In many of these places, one or two very special individuals are to be found. by Todd Duff 26 Living Aboard

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CAPTAIN’S LOG | NOVEMBER 2015

Beginnings | Every fall, on both coasts of the U.S. and Canada and in Europe, sailors step onto their cruising boats, let loose the docking lines and point their boat’s bows south toward the sun. But, as sailors have long said, great voyages often have bad beginnings. Ours certainly did.

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Island Time

Exploring British Columbia's Southern Gulf Islands and capital city offers solitude and a lively urban atmosphere  (published August 2015) The strong southerly that had propelled us quickly northward up Trincomali Channel towards Wallace Island was streaming over the treetops when we dropped the hook in narrow Princess Cove. When firmly

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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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CAPTAIN’S LOG | OCTOBER 2015

Fitting Out Essentials | When we bought Lime’n five years ago, our intent was to sail the boat south to the Bahamas and Caribbean from Newport R.I. for four or five seasons and then assess what to do next. With 10 to 15,000 miles of cruising and passagemaking as part

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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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CAPTAIN’S LOG | SEPTEMBER 2015

Cruising Boats Evolve As we were putting together our annual Preview of New Monohulls for 2016, it struck us just how new and different many of the new cruising boats are that will be presented to the public this fall at the boat shows. The times are certainly changing. Many

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