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house music
house music

For Southern Wind, the delivery of each new yacht from their yard in Cape Town, South Africa usually means a passage of 7,000 miles for....

Cutting a HUGE HOLE in our Boat. Let the Repairs Begin!… Ep 179
Cutting a HUGE HOLE in our Boat. Let the Repairs Begin!… Ep 179

Things have to get worse before they can better , Let the Repairs begin! https://www.sailingnandji.com/ This video was filmed early Febuary before the global pandemic....

Racing Resumed
Racing Resumed

Chicago’s Vanguard 15 sailors moved the early season action to Indiana’s Lake Maxinkuckee, the second largest natural lake in Indiana. Using GPS-guided buoys from MarkSetBot,....

How To Prevent Boat Fails
How To Prevent Boat Fails

It might surprise you to learn that how to prevent boat fails comes down to several critical pieces of paper. The secret weapon boaters use....

sure to go under
sure to go under

“A boat journey in search of relief was necessary and must not be delayed. The nearest port where assistance could certainly be secured was Port....

CATAMARAN SAILING: Living Our Best Life! | Sailing Thailand
CATAMARAN SAILING: Living Our Best Life! | Sailing Thailand

Our worst days sailing are always better than our best days when we were at work. Sailing Thailand is turning into one of our best....

2 dope
2 dope

A man arrested off the Oregon coast while on a sailboat containing gallons of liquid meth was sentenced to more than three years in federal....

Sailing One Of The Most BEAUTIFUL PLACES ON EARTH | Sailing Ruby Rose
Sailing One Of The Most BEAUTIFUL PLACES ON EARTH | Sailing Ruby Rose

Welcome to Episode 3 of our Thailand Sailing Adventure. This is probably one of the most beautiful places we have ever sailed and today we....

A week at Chuckanut
A week at Chuckanut

Content with some peace and quite (factoring out the nearby train tracks) we anchored in Chuckanut Bay for nine days – two weekends and a....

the lakes of great
the lakes of great

Members of Bayview Yacht Club and other Great Lakes clubs have been racing from Port Huron to Mackinac Island since 1925. The Bayview Mackinac Race....

Point of View: The Escape Pod
Point of View: The Escape Pod

  Schooner One World at anchor in the San Blas Islands. (Courtesy of Todd Duff/)I’m a marine surveyor and long-time cruiser, and something quite interesting....

Boat Life Under Lockdown – We Got Off The Boat!
Boat Life Under Lockdown – We Got Off The Boat!

Discover what boat life under lockdown in Grenada is like. We managed to get out in a car after being in the marina complex for....

Melges Doubles Down With a New Dinghy
Melges Doubles Down With a New Dinghy

Melges Performance Sailboat’s new dinghy for high-performance sailing and training provide a new alternative in the doublehanded market, poised to grow with an expected resurgence....

the cure
the cure

My favorite cure (so far) to Pandemic Isolation:  1170 miles on a Gunboat 55  My buddy sends an email to my son and me asking....

Corona Cinema – Sir Robin Knox-Johnson GBR – a film portrait
Corona Cinema – Sir Robin Knox-Johnson GBR – a film portrait

In 1969, Robin Knox-Johnson GBR won The Golden Globe, the first solo non-stop round-the-world race, when the leading Bernard Montessier FRA for unknown reasons decided....

why do you think they call it dope?
why do you think they call it dope?

Here’s a story you don’y hear too often in the sailing scene these days… A former Western Hemisphere Star Junior Champion Star crew (1997)  and....

go cheap
go cheap

So you have been frustrated with the high prices of new multihulls, but your inner devil is telling you that you desperately “need” a boat?....

can can
can can

Where, for the right price, everything on the water is available… The organizers of the 2020 Cannes Yachting Festival, Europe’s largest in-water event, have confirmed....

How to Inspect and Tune a Sailboat Rig
How to Inspect and Tune a Sailboat Rig

Many factors will lower the breaking strength of rigging hardware. (Ralph Naranjo /)Major mast failures usually begin as minor hardware problems. At least that’s what....

seeking safe
seeking safe

From our awesome friends at Waterlust! 1.5 hours generator run-time, every-other-day, means we have 1.5 years of diesel fuel aboard, in the most optimistic scenario.....

Sailing to chuckanut
Sailing to chuckanut

With another couple weeks sitting in the marina, completing even more tasks from our never ending todo list, Kerri and I were anxious to get....

stay away from the brown acid
stay away from the brown acid

Is this what an aging “pro” sailor does – charge people $21 bucks to watch sailing videos?  Does Isler know that this is not how....

How To Find A Boat Buddy
How To Find A Boat Buddy

We’ve always found our boat buddies on the go. We’ll enter an anchorage, share a beverage with the adults, kids go off to play and....

Sailing the Coast of Croatia
Sailing the Coast of Croatia

The walled city of Dubrovnik looks imposing from the water, but this UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of Croatia’s most visited locations. (Queene Hooper....

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