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Coast Guard investigates tall ship tragedy

Coast Guard investigates tall ship tragedy

January/February 2013
Entries set for Global Ocean Race

Entries set for Global Ocean Race

Web Exclusives 2012
The lonely cliffs of St. Kilda

The lonely cliffs of St. Kilda

After retiring from my Northern Ireland medical practice at the age of 60, I devoted myself to ocean voyaging. Aboard Progress, my 34-foot wooden hull sloop of 1950’s vintage, I explored on both sides of the North Atlantic. One of my fondest memories, however, is a relatively modest four-day cruise to the islands of St. Kilda far to the west of Scotland.

November/December 2012

On going aground

A variety of situations with the potential for going aground have arisen during the last 41 years of cruising, 15 of those years full time living aboard our 47-foot ketch Carricklee.

October 2012
A hop, skip, and a jump to Panama

A hop, skip, and a jump to Panama

While in Beaufort, N.C., aboard Namani, our 1981 Dufour 35, we conceived a bold and promising plan: to depart the U.S. East Coast as soon as a November weather window allowed, and head for Panama in a hop (800 miles from the Carolinas to the eastern Bahamas), a skip (300 miles to Jamaica) and a jump (600 miles to Panama).

October 2012

Solo sailor dismasted, takes upbeat approach

At the time of the dismasting, solo sailor Daniel Collins was en route from Marathon, Fla., to Bermuda on the first leg of what he calls “The Oddasea Project” a planned circumnavigation.

July/August 2012
Sail repairs at Suwarrow

Sail repairs at Suwarrow

Strong winds tear a mainsail, turning a South Pacific 
atoll into a sail repair shop.

July/August 2012
Swedish sailor found off South Africa

Swedish sailor found off South Africa

A Swedish sailor who hadn't been heard from for more than 80 days was rescued yesterday in the Indian Ocean off South Africa by a Greek merchant ship

May/June 2012
Running rigging offshore

Running rigging offshore

Most experienced voyagers have their own ideas about how to set up a boat for offshore work.

May/June 2012
WildHorse beats to St. Maarten

WildHorse beats to St. Maarten

Our destination, St. Maarten in the Leeward Islands, often was behind us as we battled to stay in control.

May/June 2012
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