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Tying The Knot and Learning The Ropes on a High Seas Honeymoon

Bill Fink, a California-based freelance writer, writes about his sailing honeymoon in the Caribbean on three boats over three weeks.

 
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The Young Couple and the Sea

A young couple found any things to love about their maiden voyage as bareboat charters.

 
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Wings & Water: Boat Camp

Michael Schulze recounts his experience learning to master the skills of coastal passage making on the waters off San Francisco.

 
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Come Play on Captiva

Annette Thompson writes about serenity, adventure and her perfect vacation.

 
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12 Apps to Make Your Time on the Water Great!

Boaters are catching the wave and diving into the App Store for everything from navigation & charting to basic communications apps for their iPads, and Apple says that they’ve sold over 100 million of them since they first hit the market.

 
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Best Places to a Retire: A Sailboat and the Open Sea

How one couple set out for Europe and spent eight years exploring the Mediterranean.

 
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Rudi's Mates: The Mark Rudiger Sailing Family Fund

Rudi's Mates, the Mark Rudiger Sailing Family Fund, provides emergency funding to anyone working full time in the sailing industry worldwide, who experience a personal tragedy, illness or injury within his/her family that causes great loss of income.

 
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Catch the excitement - America's Cup races on San Francisco Bay

Whether you are a AC veteran or haven't yet tuned in, these races are regularly called "the most exciting sailing you have ever seen." Introduce new people to sailing, re-connect those that have strayed and energize today's sailors -- Follow the America's Cup.

 
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Sailing Knot secrets - Tie the mighty 'King of Joinery'

Imagine that you find you need a twenty foot spring line to dock your boat in a stiff wind. And you have just a collection of shorter lengths of line left aboard. What is the solution? John Jamieson (Captain John) here offers an answer.

 
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Schooner Adventure leads Parade of Sail through Gloucester Harbor

The 28th annual Gloucester Schooner festival held over Labor Day weekend brought 16 schooners to celebrate the city?s maritime heritage.

 
 

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