Archive of: Voyaging Letters

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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
Remembering Captain Uli

Remembering Captain Uli

The late Ulrich Pruesse — universally known as “Captain Uli” — was that rare breed of seafarer, master mariner in commercial sail.

March/April 2013
Tickles, rattles and oish, or a summer in Labrador

Tickles, rattles and oish, or a summer in Labrador

At the end of May 2011, the 10th month of refitting our Mason 44 Frances B for bluewater cruising, the north Florida air turned to steam.

January/February 2013
Sailing, Alaska and life

Sailing, Alaska and life

Any problems that happen while you are tied to the dock are a gift

January/February 2013
Single-cell house battery installation

Single-cell house battery installation

November/December 2012
Across Jeffrey’s Ledge without a propeller

Across Jeffrey’s Ledge without a propeller

November/December 2012
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