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  1. Sailing with cockpit tent up?
  2. Pilot charts and passage planning.
  3. Scenario for leaving the dock
  4. Adding spring lines
  5. Why is the rudder ineffective in steering the boat?
  6. A nasty wave!
  7. Docking-single handed
  8. How to get off of a windward dock
  9. Poling out Code 0 for DDW?
  10. Hydrovane steering system or Wind pilot
  11. Anchor dragging by night, 45 knots wind, 1.5 m waves, between 3 boats and the beach
  12. check lists before leaving, on anchorage, before storm at anchorage and on arrival
  13. Another Keel Lost; Another Capsize
  14. "Ship or Submarine" video showing bad weather
  15. Mainsail in boom furling vs. in mast furling
  16. 'Flying Bird' Anti-Roll Stabilizers
  17. Controlling reefing lines when dropping main
  18. Offshore Nighttime Watch Guidelines
  19. Anchoring and Windlass Abuse
  20. Downwind sailing
  21. using a symmetrical spinnaker as an asymmetrical
  22. New boat owner - sailing in heavy wind conditions
  23. Coastguard - fake news "rescue"
  24. Polish sailor adrift 7 months on modified lifeboat
  25. Anchor Chain
  26. Mooring Buoys on the Gulf Coast Question
  27. Possible keel leak
  28. Mister Vee windvane Pilot
  29. Help me choose headsets for on boat communication
  30. Pacific crossing decisions
  31. Preparing for Snow
  32. Is it safe to cross astern of a fast ship in open water with a 180 feet CPA
  33. Solo Sailing without Auto Pilot?
  34. Boat Moving Check List
  35. Conversion of Motorcycle Bluetooth Headsets to Boat Headsets....
  36. Sailing a "modern" schooner
  37. Long flags at the top of tall ships - name?
  38. The Uni Fid Kit from NE Ropes
  39. U.S. Warship Just Collided With a Tugboat in Japanese Waters, or Misleading Report
  40. Hi folks ...
  41. Sail quantities at night
  42. when autopilot doesn't like the conditions
  43. Cruising Catamaran Questions
  44. Sailors found after five month at sea news article
  45. Symmetrical Cruising Spinnaker Idea!?!
  46. Getting under Beaufort NC fixed bridge
  47. Rope that won't twist/hockle?
  48. Boat sails faster on a Port tack, slower starboard?
  49. In depth analysis of the Bowline knot
  50. Newby question
  51. Coast Guard report: Captain's errors primary cause of El Faro sinking
  52. Lee Helm Scare
  53. Engineered Grounding
  54. Masthead Tricolour?
  55. Post Irma- Here's my Story
  56. Just bought the boat? First time out? Close call or Fail? Tell your story here!
  57. Self-Driving Boats Anyone?
  58. Bahamas, G town etc?
  59. ATN Spinnaker Sleeve Control Line to Cockpit
  60. Emerald Bay Help!
  61. Prepping for Irma, dropping the RF jib
  62. Hurricane Damage Photos 2017 Harvey Irma etc
  63. Long term charter
  64. About to be slammed by IRMA Cat 5
  65. swing mooring chain length in 5 meters of H2O
  66. mainsail track question
  67. Keeping a boat on a mooring ball year-round?
  68. Storm Prep: Slip or mooring ball?
  69. Ignorant Semanship
  71. Effect of Air Temperature on Wind and Reefing?
  72. Collision Avoidance, Cones of Uncertainty, and Appropriate CPA
  73. US Navy Destroyer Collision Again!!!
  74. What is this knot and how to undo it?
  75. Collision Avoidance -- Dealing with Multiple Targets
  76. Anchoring
  77. Best sails for the Pacific?
  78. Do I REALLY need two poles?
  79. Beyond The West Horizon
  80. Anchor light on Mizzen mast?
  81. Avoiding flotsam and marine animals
  82. Getting Long Distances Upwind
  83. RUDDER CONTROL ASTERN: WHEEL BRAKE or LOCK without LASHING Old Twin Engine Catamaran
  84. Up the mast help/idea
  85. Lines for Panama canal
  86. Leopard 46 lost in French Polynesia - stunning rescue pictures
  87. Why is my boat faster on a stbd tack?
  88. Drying out in tidal marina
  89. Tying up 42' boat at short dock
  90. Dealing with the genoa
  91. Making way to Grenada from Bahamas Considered Coastal or Offshore
  92. ASA classes around Boston MA
  93. Singlehanded Sleep Schedule
  95. Boats lost in the Pacific.
  96. Air Force Rescues 2 Germans From Boat Fire Far Out at Sea
  97. Windward islands charter
  98. Not Man Overboard
  99. What would you do?
  100. Fast corrosion waterheater Isotemp 40HXCV
  101. 4 or 5 Knots to know?
  102. wave frequency, rolling frequency?
  103. San Diego Beer Can Race Adventure
  104. How to control a large heavy boat with 1 dock line using a Slip Lock Cleat Hitch
  105. Surviving Monster Storm, Part II
  106. Surviving a monster storm
  107. Backstay failure in SoPac
  108. Whale Dangers?
  109. Weather helm vs. pointing ability (B&R rig)
  110. Greenland tsunami
  111. Amateur Crew Boat Delivery
  112. US Navy destroyer collision
  113. Reading telltales
  114. Two cruising boats missing in the Pacific
  115. Shroud tension on a cat
  116. Fender lines damaging teak gunwhales
  117. Spring Line and Bow Thruster Used in Combination
  118. 'Don't say thank you; it's almost bad luck'
  119. Broad Reaching vs Sailing Wing on Wing
  120. ICW with 7 1/2 Foot Keel - Piece of Cake
  121. America's Cup - boats foiling with bow down trim?
  122. Hurricane Preparation in South Florida
  123. Jordan Series Retrieval idea/question/overthunk it?
  124. Southern ocean wave heights.
  125. Panama California but 'out of season'
  126. Seriously, what the heck was it DOING out there?
  127. offshore towboats
  128. Operate boat while sitting down?
  129. Report of deaths aboard Clipper Race boat.
  130. Binoculars?
  131. Anchor types and General questions
  132. The right way to come in to a dock ?
  133. The Tricolor/Kariba/Clary Collision of 2002 -- Clusterfumble in the North Sea
  134. Docking ideas for twin rudder single prop...
  135. Balancing a boat after stowing heavy stuff
  136. Challenges soloing a 40' twin?
  137. Protocol for demanding a captain make his presence known
  138. Early Atlantic Tropical Depression
  139. Taking refuge in a port during a storm
  140. Size of boat needed to handle coastal cruising safely
  141. Inmast Furling tips And tricks
  142. Sunk Yacht
  143. I need some boat operation training
  144. El Faro Voyage Recorder: The Last Words of the Captain and Crew
  145. Cape Town dismasting story
  146. Great Free Resources (or How to Tell If You Are Dead)
  147. Hot Vac
  149. Cutter rig
  150. Sailboat capsize at Redondo Beach Pier
  151. Snubber chafe fix
  152. STORM Preparation in Marinas
  153. Raymarine Autohelm Failure
  154. Lifeboat called due to lack of wind
  155. Cyclone Debbie
  156. Poling a Genoa advice please
  157. Don't push on stanchions! Here's why...
  158. Best book (s) on advanced sail trim
  159. Best way to get experience?
  160. light wind setup....
  161. Advantages to have a small boat
  162. Just had my first lesson on my boat
  163. Why are Outboards Made to be Operated with the Left Hand?
  164. How to pull into slip singlehanded?
  165. Jordan Series Drogue Usage
  166. Doris Got us in the Caribbean too
  167. New furler too difficult to furl
  168. Gaining specialized experience from planned encounters
  169. Yacht Mushka abandoned NW of Estrecho de Magallanes
  170. Engine usage on a cat
  171. Notes for Inexperienced sailers I.e. Me
  172. ASA v. RYA v. IY
  173. Weather advice
  174. Trepidation
  175. Self-steering with wheels?
  176. Historic weather data?
  177. Transfer to a ship at sea.
  178. Anchor Chain advice
  179. Side Band Radio?
  180. Dual Rudder & sail drive - Marina procedures
  181. Weather Windows Gulf Stream 2016
  182. Kinda overwhelming
  183. All the things I loved about sailing... people hate?
  184. Upwind motoring while using a reefed main and a storm sail?
  185. Warm Wishes to Sailors In The Frozen North
  186. The Smallest Boat Ever to Cross the Atlantic?
  187. Starting to sail with a ketch
  188. Bow or Stern first
  189. Hillsboro or Boca Raton Inlets
  190. Down wind sailing with monitor windvane
  191. What's the right amount of chain loop with a snubber?
  192. Panama to Marquesas how much diesel? March.
  193. Areneys de Mar, Spain to Puerto Rico..
  194. Outstanding Sailors Seamanship and Stunts
  195. What happens when your mast hits an opening bridge
  196. Scuttle The Boat When Abandoning Ship?
  197. Proper gear shifting on Yanmar diesel
  198. Docks with just posts - singlehanded
  199. Lightning Strikes
  200. Climbing the mast solo
  201. Question about Sailboat Terms
  202. Assistance: seeking boat passage info for novel
  203. Solent vs. backup furling jib
  204. How much is too much
  205. Crab trap etiquette
  206. Windier at night in SE U.S.?
  207. Just in case you're warm and comfortable...
  208. Attaching a dink to a nasty pier with big tide swings & swell
  209. Weather by ftp email
  210. Two anchors, one rode - best practice?
  211. Experiences with StayAFloat product?
  212. Boat speed with different winds speeds and directions
  213. Why do the Vendee boats keep hitting stuff?
  214. Can sailing upwind in 20 knots be fun?
  215. La Paz, MX to San Francisco in January
  216. Radio Fax from noaa
  217. Sea Anchor or Jordan Series Drogue for Beneteau 473
  218. ..and the most basic type of vessel required to cross the atlantic is.... a houseboat
  219. Towing Bridles
  220. anchorlights - blinking, flashing, all colors ... OK?
  221. asymmetrical spinn v. twin foresails
  222. Shoal draft sailing
  223. Helmsmanship
  224. Anchoring, and then "Oh, s**t!
  225. Turning into the wind
  226. How to moor one's yacht in a port to survive a bigger swell
  227. Laser "Bug" Dinghy experiences please.
  228. How do I evaluate the integrity of dock lines after a storm?
  229. Launching Swing Keel from Miami Marinas (any experience?)
  230. Handling high current areas, whirlpools and wave trains
  231. Transitioning to longer solo trips
  232. World Wide Wind Map- Real Time (almost)
  233. Ride Out Force 12 at Anchor?
  234. Lightning Strike! Whats the likely damage and preventive measures.
  235. schooner sailing
  236. Defeating Chaff
  237. Masthead Tricolor or Inhull/Pulpits Running Lights
  238. Picking up a mooring in bad weather
  239. Hurricane & Tropical Storm Preparation Videos Tips
  240. NYC Area Hurricane Prep?
  241. Youthful enthusiasm or foolishness?
  242. Advice for Hurricane Matthew
  243. Sailing with or against current
  244. Para anchor strenght.
  245. Twissel stick setup spinnaker poles
  246. Inflatable Fender
  247. Sailing from Cape Cod to New Jersey
  248. Learning to Sail Questions
  249. Docking with a spring line
  250. Atlantic Crossing West-East in Winter