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  1. The why of it all.
  2. Forgot my keys
  3. MH370
  4. Old Sailor Wisdom and getting the exact problem I was trying to avoid!
  5. I went for a swim
  6. Berthing issues
  7. Never sea sick but always land sickness
  8. whoops... there goes the chain!
  9. Note to self, always start dinghy engine before casting off.
  10. So Just how bad did I screw up.
  11. why didn't this happen???...
  12. boat history
  13. Who Thinks the Earth is Flat?
  14. How often do yachts require rescue on crossings?
  15. Going to Sea and Scared!
  16. Leaving Dock in a Breeze - How to Attract Attention
  17. Oil Change Stupidity
  18. Not all boat parts are expensive
  19. RV, boat, trailer go into the lake
  20. Bought a....Sunfish
  21. Crushing, literally and figuratively
  22. Break a boat, get a beer
  24. Things I wish I knew about boats.
  25. The day the diesel died ...
  26. Top 10 points of failure?
  27. Nightmare
  28. Discovered this while boat shopping
  29. What's wrong with this picture?
  30. Again (?) about your dressing habits and etiquette as Long-Term sailors
  31. My first "catastrophic failure" (exhaust elbow)
  32. Spectacular Med Mooring Screwup
  33. Fun day sail with seasickness
  34. Some things that can go south in a second when sailing singlehanded
  35. Frankly! Your most sucking work onboard??
  36. Bottom Cleaning
  37. How NOT to fuel up your boat
  38. Boat and pride were hurt this weekend
  39. Starboard red ..... Port green
  40. Mistaken name for the bung
  41. Your Backstory......expectations vs reality
  42. Ethics of protecting your vessel at anchor.
  43. Learning quick like.
  44. Rust...and it's my fault!
  45. Should have lost my mast today, I am so stupid
  46. A compilation of real life mistakes made by sailors
  47. Pride Goeth Before the Fall
  48. How not to "save a buck"
  49. D.I.Y or Hire a Professional?
  50. Doh!
  51. Run Over by a Fishing Boat!
  52. Precautionary Tale
  53. Rudder damaged in grounding
  54. Arrow thru the head
  55. Funny Incident On Anchor In Grenada
  56. Doubting myself
  57. Round the world that didn't happen
  58. I ran aground, here's a pic.
  59. Tips & Lessons Learned 2016
  60. Dating sites for sailors looking for companionship and love
  61. Loggerhead Marina Stuart Matthew?
  62. Operator Error, Diagnostic Procedure, Cascade of Failures.
  63. Chasing Bubbles
  64. Insurance for cruisers
  65. The right boat
  66. How Much Abuse do you Tolerate on Your Boat
  67. Canary sail school experience
  68. My mishaps are often public
  69. How we almost sank our boat in Papua New Guinea: video
  70. Lesson learned
  71. Love boat and Lee Shore
  72. dink leap, bad wx, wayward auto pilot
  73. I forgot it was a "sail" boat
  74. How to be a hood ornament on a Newport 30
  75. runaway dink at Marina Cay...plus
  76. DIY tip of the day thread...
  77. floating bomb...close to extinction
  78. My boat nearly sank
  79. Company's Coming
  80. Down Mexico way
  81. The day I joined the Turtle Club
  82. Last days of a Cal 40
  83. The Hex of the Ex?
  84. Somtimes it's Better not to Rescue a Boat
  85. Airborne, 35 ft drop
  86. Land sailing, water sailing, and taxes
  87. Dont tell anyone, but I think the earth is flat.
  88. Van de Stadt 44
  89. We Have A New Member At SCS
  90. Second Chance Sailing Story So Far
  91. The tale of Sweet Allie
  92. licences for boats in mexico
  93. Boarding Neighbors in a Storm
  94. Sailing From Sydney to Mexico
  95. Ever give up Booze?
  96. Why do you do it?
  97. Dear Santa...
  98. Amazing luck you've observed
  99. Do you DECORATE your boat, and HOW?
  100. Apoligy to ErikFinn
  101. Patience
  102. There's a blow happening.
  103. What Scary Nautical Stories do you have from this Halloween weekend?
  104. How do you answer the question "Where are you from?"
  105. Most embarrassing DIY maintenance moment
  106. Big Dog Snaps
  107. "WTF" moment
  108. Belliure 50
  109. What have you heard?
  110. Bad alternator? NOT!
  111. Holy Proboscis Batman We Have Weevils
  112. Removing Rust Stains on Deck
  113. What is this Diesel Fuel contamination thing?
  114. Should I be ashamed?
  115. WE break all the rules, but some how we survive
  116. Wind Generator, Fishing Pole and Rogue Gust Debacle
  117. We Sailed To Cuba from USA
  118. Why we stopped cruising... for now
  119. A great blog
  120. Poll: What initially brought you cruisers net?
  121. When we shouldn't encourage people to "just go"
  122. Quarrel with a charter company over the boat damages
  123. Docking like a boss :)
  124. Could you pull your own tooth out when sailing?
  125. First Cruise of summer
  126. Cleat failure who is responsible?
  127. What's your worst guest/crew experience?
  128. I confess to violating child labor laws...
  129. Does a canoe make a sailor?
  130. I confess to be in the water...!
  131. What happens after a bad survey?
  132. How do you deal with a bad captain?
  133. Getting the kinks out
  134. Remove equipment prior to selling the boat?
  135. How Do You Let Go?
  136. HELP!!! Can you help us re-float?
  137. Warning 'rant' - Don't you just love looking for crew!!
  138. French Fuel Dock Fandango
  139. Well, Key West is a dump... moving on
  140. Visitors & too much booze!
  141. My misguided faith
  142. Trying to complete my dreams and make memories
  143. This Is Driving Me Crazy!
  144. A Big Blue Burrito in Mexico
  145. Did It Yet Again :Banghead:
  146. Dumbest thing you ever did?
  147. Sailing around Malta
  148. A fool and his money
  149. Black Holes Everywhere!
  150. Poll. Serious Injuries at Sea
  151. Lost My Baltic Virginity
  152. My Worst Anchoring Experience....
  153. What's wrong with me
  154. Cake Walk gone wrong?
  155. Silly Season
  156. I can't stop the leaks!
  157. Fear
  158. I Think I Saw MH370
  159. Abandon Living Aboard
  160. Moitessier Syndrome
  161. My worst sailing injury...so far
  162. Collisions and bumps... how are the settled?
  163. First Ocean Crossing In A Few Days
  164. Refresh Main page
  165. Paravanes Installation
  166. Day of Horrors- Traveling Overseas
  167. I give up!
  168. Photo story of my Atlantic crossing
  169. Polishing the stainless steel and chrome
  170. Anyone Else Tired of Winter?
  171. Oddball Loner Behavior
  172. Mayday
  173. Shy Cruising or don't invite me to the Potluck :)
  174. My new blogs
  175. Getting Our Feet Wet.
  176. Tremendously tempted to blow kitty on The (?) boat. Help.
  177. Trying my luck at a better knot
  178. Trial By Fire
  179. Crossing the Strait of Gibraltar
  180. Sailing or Cheating/Motorsailing?
  181. Where the wind comes sweeping down the plain…
  182. Sailing Instead of Working On the Boat
  183. What do you enjoy most about cruising?
  184. The school of hard knocks - anti siphon edition
  185. It was messy but we finally did it! Almost anyway.
  186. Still A Newbie?
  187. A counterpoint.
  188. "the first twenty-four hours..."
  189. Does a first sail ever go as planned?
  190. The Adventure Excitement vs Fear
  191. Docking In The Current At Newburyport
  192. Am I The Only Guy Mad When I See A Mooring?
  193. analog meters vs compass
  194. I Never Sleep Well Before A Storm
  195. It Started as a Great Day
  196. slipper power
  197. Not Exactly what I had in Mind
  198. Nothing is ever easy
  199. Wisdom of the Seas
  200. Caught Some Lobster
  201. I'm an Idiot and Lair
  202. OK, come clean! :-)
  203. Let the celebration begin and anchor techique
  204. Bilge alarms
  205. Why Did I Ever....
  206. Leaving Your Boat at Anchor on a Windy Day
  207. Things I have learned while and about fiberglassing
  208. Sweating the Small Stuff
  209. Wana be a sailor!!
  210. What Is Your Most Memorable Mishap On A Boat?
  211. things you've tossed off the boat that others think are necessary
  212. Any New Developments In The Bounty Saga?
  213. Electrical issues
  214. I bought a stolen dinghy
  215. Master and Commander Gets Lost in Harbor
  216. We bought the boat - NOW WHAT
  217. Brain failure
  218. Finding a Phantom Load
  219. Stupid Newbie F**k Up #1: Jib/Halyard
  220. SSB RAdio in a Marina Environment
  221. How Did Your Plan Compare To Eventual Reality?
  222. Shakedown of the trimaran Zephyr
  223. Why Would Someone Collect Hull Numbers?
  224. Four Walls
  225. How Many Of You Want To Be Buried At Sea?
  226. I Can't Sleep -- Reaching Rebel Heart Status
  227. One Mans Ceiling
  228. Don't quit yet, but here some advice...
  229. Lessons learned in Self-suffiency. Sandy and Katrina
  230. Wife Floated Away
  231. Attempted Trip to Bermuda
  232. Middle of the Atlantic- Emergency Breakaway
  233. check out this bolt
  234. I have heard of people going back and forth from USA to MX and back and no a Passport
  235. Cruiser's Forum - thank you!
  236. Does anyone know the model of trimaran
  237. The Fear of Fiberglassing
  238. My First Sailing Experience
  239. sailboats can injure and kill
  240. Beached Az!
  241. i'm spending so much money it hurts
  242. Full Moon,the Crazies Are Coming Out
  243. I've heard a saying....
  244. It Was The Beer's Fault
  245. Some Jerkface Snapped My Oar In Two
  246. Running Aground In The Harbour On Ebb Tide
  247. RANT: The " Danger " of Sailing
  248. things I do & think that are wrong
  249. I'm Honestly Not Sure Which Forum To Put This In, So Here Goes ...
  250. Overboard -- Again :(