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