Excess Catamarans

“Nothing Succeeds Like Excess” (Oscar Wilde)   Last fall at the Cannes boat show, the Beneteau Groupe, which is the world’s largest builder of recreational vessels, introduced their all new Excess line of cruising catamarans. The Excess 12 and 15 are the first two designs in the line and at

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HIghlights of a Homeward Bound Voyage

(published October 2012) February 18th—I recorded our departure from Easter Island in the logbook and noted that we had cleared out of New Zealand exactly one month earlier. We were ultimately bound for the Chesapeake Bay, bringing home Elcie, an aluminum catamaran recently built in New Zealand. We had a

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Sail Fish

A couple takes their first sailboat from Argentina to Virginia, bringing their passion for fishing along for the ride  (published September 2012) [caption id="attachment_4782" align="alignleft" width="486"] The crew from Argentina to Recife[/caption] The first leg was fast and furious; the second was filled with drama and tension as Escapade fought

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