This double rainbow appears over Flaming Gorge, UT. Photo by Rus Morgan
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International Yachting Organization Special Regulations. Small and lightweight, the soft pack valise is made of Herculite® 80 Laminated Nylon. This case is tear and abrasion resistant, impermeable, mildew/rot resistant, UV resistant and easy to clean. The MOM 8-S is rigged for manual inflation and is self-serviceable with a 1 year service interval.
The Bitter End has a great blog post on their website from the owner, Lauren Hokin. She talks a bit about the beginnings of the Bitter End, brings ...On August 23, 2019 / By Sandy Parks
(NZ Herald) – Last week a tornado-like waterspout raced through Auckland’s waterfront, toppling a shipping container and wreaking havoc on boats and cars. Some cars were swept into ...On August 23, 2019 / By Sandy Parks
(gCaptain) – Scripps Institute of Oceanography has been recording sounds from the arctic for years in order to better understand the impact of climate change on the area’s ...On August 23, 2019 / By Sandy Parks
(Capital Gazette) – An Annapolis resident, Scott Bernard, has bought Easterner, a wooden 12-meter yacht, and has partnered with the Annapolis Waterfront Sailing Center to let people sail ...On August 23, 2019 / By Sandy Parks
In a race March 13, 2019 a crew fell overboard in Monterey Bay, CA. A mayday was issued, the boat attempted a figure-8 recovery, another boat came to ...On August 23, 2019 / By Sandy Parks
(gCaptain) – To coincide with seasonal migratory periods the Panama Canal has implemented a 10 knot speed limit for the safe passage of whales, dolphins and other large ...On August 16, 2019 / By Sandy Parks
Many thanks to all who replied to our survey on bow thrusters. Of those who answered 27% say they have a bow thruster on their boats. Of those who do not have one, 16% say they are planning to have one installed while 84% are happy to sail without one.
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While obviously not for everyone, its certainly fun to dream. The Eagle Class 53 is a high performance catamaran functioning as a racing yacht but also as a ...On August 23, 2019 / By Sandy Parks
The Oceanis 46.1 is the latest in our range of sailing yachts dedicated to blue water cruising. Based on the wildly successful Oceanis 51.1, she has all the ...On July 3, 2018 / By George Day
Yacht design has evolved rapidly in the last decade with the development of swinging keels, foils, wing sails and much more. And one designer has left his creative ...On January 3, 2018 / By George Day
The pairing of a world renowned naval architect with a builder whose name is synonymous with some of the fastest and most illustrious racing yachts on the globe, ...On December 6, 2017 / By George Day
AB Marine has just introduced the new Variprop propeller, the latest in development of automatic feathering props. Their aero ...On August 23, 2019 / By Sandy Parks
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