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Our vendors not only help support our community, they also offer amazing deals to our members. Check this forum often for all the specials, deals and announcements.
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An open forum to share whatever is on your mind!
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Stay in touch with news and events that pertain to blue water cruising.
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Brain teasers, and brain storming. This is the place if you want to challenge your skills as a cruiser, be it from a mechanical, seamanship, or practical knowledge point of view.
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Stories on things that went wrong while cruising. Such tales can sometimes be amusing, but more importantly, the rest of us can learn from them.
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This forum is for stories, jokes & other general topics. Off Topic content should still remain loosely related to boating.
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Insurance, financing, purchasing and buyers guidelines
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Useful links, books and reference materials
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The Fleet
Discussions on monohull sailboats
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Discussions on multihull sailboats like catamarans and trimarans
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Discussions on Cruisers, Trawlers & Motoryachts. If it's big and powered primarily by power, then this is the place.
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General discussions on sailing not covered elsewhere on the board
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Life Aboard a Boat
Galley tips, drinking water issues, planning and procurement
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Discussions about the joys and challenges for cruising families.
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Scuba, games, entertaining and other activities while cruising
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Discussions on how to make an income while cruising. Tips and tricks.
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Are you living aboard a boat and wanna tell us about it?
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Seamanship, Navigation & Boat Handling
Discuss the art and skill of managing a boat or ship - from Basic Boat Handling and sailing to the complexity of Offshore Passagemaking.
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Charts, software, systems, tools and tips
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OpenCPN is a robust and free navigation software platform. Create concise charts, participate in development discussions, troubleshoot or get support help here.
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Discuss topics having to deal with proficiency in sailing in this forum.
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Discussions on necessary paperwork for bluewater cruising
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Engineering & Systems
This forum is for discussing methods & materials for keep your boat in good shape and restoration topics.
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Please review special rules before posting to this forum
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On-board computers, AV gear and communication equipment. Purchase, installation and repair.
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The modern sailor needs electricity onboard. What's the best way? Discuss your experiences here. Wind generators, solar panels, ...
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Gas, diesel, hybrid and electric
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Outdrives, IPS drives, saildrives etc..
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Freshwater systems , Watermakers, Waste systems, fixtures, HVAC & Refrigeration
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Cruising Business & Commerce
Boats, dinghies and trailers! Find that amazing vessel here, free ads for CF members. Boat sales ads will be archived after 120 days if not still active.
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Items for sale and trade. Parts, gear and other marine related items. Our classifieds is a great FREE place to advertise what you are selling (or want to buy)!
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For Sale: Monitor Wind Vane
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A great crew can make cruising so much more enjoyable. Look for your perfect fit here.
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This forum is intended as a place for marine related commercial posts.
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