Cruising Skills

Notable new books

Down East A Maritime History of Maine by Lincoln P. Paine While Hank and Jan Taft's Cruising Guide to the Maine Coast, which has recently been republished by Curtis Rindlaub, provided the cruising sailor with a regional bible of useful…

Speaking of Balloons...

SPEAKING OF BALLOONS, Coast Guard officials seem to be sending up trial balloons on the prospect of terminating the U.S. loran system, even though loran is meant to continue on air until 2015, providing an overlap with GPS coverage. "Our…