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November/December 2013 Issue 214: The original staysail schooner

November/December 2013 Issue 214: The original staysail schooner

W. Starling Burgess was an American inventive genius whose design credentials include airplanes, machine guns, the Dymaxion car (with Buckminster Fuller) and, of course, some of the great J-boat defenders including Ranger (with the young Olin Stephens).

November/December 2013
October 2013 Issue 213: The birth of a legend

October 2013 Issue 213: The birth of a legend

Every legend has a beginning and this one begins simply enough.

October 2013
September 2013 Issue 212: A hellish delivery

September 2013 Issue 212: A hellish delivery

September 2013
July/August 2013 Issue 211: White squall

July/August 2013 Issue 211: White squall

The loss of sail-training ships is, unfortunately, not unprecedented. Some sink due to misjudgment on the part of the captain, while others are just in the wrong place at the wrong time.

July/August 2013
May/June 2013 Issue 210: Airborne

May/June 2013 Issue 210: Airborne

William F. Buckley’s enduring book, Airborne, ostensibly concerns the passage he and his cronies, including his son Christopher, made in 1975 from Miami to Spain via Bermuda and the Azores aboard Buckley’s boat Cyrano.

May/June 2013
March/April 2013 Issue 208: The Last Grain Race

March/April 2013 Issue 208: The Last Grain Race

“On the day we lost the cereal account, I finally decided to go to sea.”

March/April 2013
Jan/Feb 2013 Issue 207: Lost in Hurricane Carrie

Jan/Feb 2013 Issue 207: Lost in Hurricane Carrie

With the recent loss of HMS Bounty in Hurricane Sandy, let’s revisit the story of another ship that was unable to survive the forces of nature

January/February 2013

Nov/Dec 2012 Issue 206: The barque Peking and the P-Line ships

November/December 2012
October 2012 Issue 205: Schooner Brilliant across the Atlantic

October 2012 Issue 205: Schooner Brilliant across the Atlantic

For yacht designers, 1932 wasn’t a great year.

October 2012
September 2012 Issue 204: From the English Channel to the Hudson River

September 2012 Issue 204: From the English Channel to the Hudson River

Klang II, a wooden gaff-rigged yawl is a vessel of many distinctions.

September 2012
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