Archive of: Voyaging Letters

Title Issue

Adding a hull identification number

September 2013
Running the diesel engine in the yard

Running the diesel engine in the yard

July/August 2013
Better bilge emergency strategy?

Better bilge emergency strategy?

July/August 2013

A tale of two boats

July/August 2013

Shooting island passes on a solar tide

I used an understanding of solar tides to help navigate the passes of two atolls in the Society Islands.

May/June 2013

Simple speed calculation

As an shipboard engineer and sailor, I enjoyed reading Michael Robertson’s article about balancing his speed and fuel consumption to determine the range of his Fuji 40.

May/June 2013
That sinking feeling

That sinking feeling

Boating is all about staying on top of the water as you move from point A to point B. But gravity will not be denied here: all things will find their way to the lowest point. And if not properly attended to, boats will find their way to the bottom.

May/June 2013

Sleepless in Suva

Last season we spent a few days in the busy harbor of Suva, the capital city of Fiji on board our 45-foot Liberty cutter, Nine of Cups.

May/June 2013
A sudden need for steering

A sudden need for steering

March/April 2013

Questions about dive hookah safety

March/April 2013
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