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For some voyaging sailors, a night at sea in…
With seven employees, the closing of Broomfield & Son, Inc., in Providence, R.I., in March 2020 didn’t make a splash on the…
When sails fail due to sunlight damage, what parts of sails are most likely to fail? We asked a…
While some sailing events have taken place even as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in 2021, others have been canceled given the risk of spreading the coronavirus infection. The 36th America’s Cup final…
Not many people are better positioned to discuss Safety at Sea than former US Navy nuclear attack sub captain Mark Lenci. After 26 years in the Navy, Lenci now teaches the Cruising Club of America’s Safety at Sea Seminars. Mariners…
For ocean voyagers, the probability of encountering a commercial vessel with no one on board appears to be increasing.
For cruisers who want to become better attuned to the technical aspects of their boat, Brewer Yacht Yards’ Cowesett Marina in Warwick, R.I., will be hosting a Cruisers’ Workshop led by Steve D’Antonio and assisted by Ralph Naranjo on Oct. 20-21, 2017.
SpaceX is working with several satcom companies to launch satellites that will continue to change communication options for mariners.
Captain Jim Harkins is a Portland, Maine, native who runs Captain Jim’s Marine Salvage & Nautical Antiquities. It’s an unorthodox company that heats its warehouse with salvaged boat fuel, but then Jim is an unorthodox man, working 15-hour days, seven days a week, and calling that his “retirement.”
Chase Leavitt & Co. is one of the few companies in Maine certified to service lifeboats, and they complete about 650 services a year.
Skipper Marty Van Breems and crew pull nine victims from water near Cape Cod Canal
The company Saildrone manufactures and operates a new generation of research vessels. Sleek, bright orange autonomous, wind-powered vessels that resemble small sailboats, the drones gather the same data as conventional research ships (fish stock, environmental information, etc), at a lower…
Prospector beats record by two hours
Inductees honored for lifetime contributions to watersports
Svitzer and Rolls-Royce successfully demonstrate the world's first remote controlled tugboat
U.S. Court of Appeals overturns ITC ruling, Garmin relieved of $37 million fine
Ron Wisner on the value of sextant work and sight reduction when going offshore
Dramatic video shows Team New Zealand's catamaran airborne and upended during "mind blowing" conditions
One cruising couple's look at the the pro's and con's of the Azores compared to the Caribbean
Steve D'Antonio explores Scandinavia on a Fleming 78