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  1. Schooner VS Containership
  2. sailing downwind without a kite or pole?
  3. 3 crew killed..
  4. Best way to furl the jib
  5. Anchoring in the Chesapeake
  6. Corbin 39 Mk I helm balancing act
  7. Nova Scotia Robbery
  8. Use of specialized sails by shorthanded cruisers
  9. Hydrovane and sagassum weed.
  10. A broach to remember; family fun in spring wind
  11. Island Spirit 400...should we/shouldn't we?
  12. PHRF versus approx. passage times on dif. boats?
  13. Florida to USVI
  14. GGR Report
  15. Iridium GO! vs cell phone in Indo
  16. Growing Pains
  17. What do I do with the sheets?
  18. Do you have a 360 white light on your dinghy?
  19. A Better Stopper Knot?
  20. Integrated soft shackle in single braid dyneema
  21. Cal 31 yaws and rocks badly when sailing in waves
  22. Sail Training
  23. Would mandatory licensing change things?
  24. Cowes Ferry Crushes Motorboat; Doesn't Even Notice
  25. Rescue swimmer. How would you kit up?
  26. Anchor set and retrieval system
  27. MOB for Couples
  28. Anchor and rode: How rusty is too rusty?
  29. zinc versus aluminum galvanic protection
  30. Golden Globe drogue use?
  31. USCG Navigator Class outline+online slideshow
  32. Anchoring Where has the respect gone ?
  33. Preparing for blue water crewing
  34. Anchoring in a mooring field, who was rights?
  35. Light or heavy displacement sailing pros and cons
  36. FORMOSA 41 sailing speed ??
  37. Maneuvering a FORMOSA 41?
  38. Stern Anchor Setup on a Double Ender?
  39. Trucking a Cape Dory 30
  40. MOB - broad reaching or DDW, what is the best approach?
  41. Two sailors missing in the South Atlantic
  42. A question for our Antipodean cousins
  43. Cape Horn Wind Vane/ Pelagic Autopilot
  44. Father-daughter duo rows across Atlantic
  45. Question about a headsail in general
  46. Fatality Report on Chicago Mackinac Race
  47. Being safe around ropes
  48. Great Lakes, Nautical Terms: "big sea" and others.
  49. Marina outlaws rowing of dinghy's...
  50. Docking Mishap
  51. Disabled sailboat 100 miles off virginia
  52. Navies, Seamanship, Training, Probublica articles.
  53. Reverse while towing a dinghy
  54. ProPublica report on Fitzgerald collision
  55. Controlled situation to near disaster in under 5 seconds
  56. Not a raft up, but rather anchor drag..
  57. Morehead City NC to Charleston SC and Florida Coastal
  58. Whistle, gong, bell, or aerosol can of refrigerant?
  59. Med deck cockpit design?
  60. MOB - Windjammer Dublin bay 21st Jan 2019
  61. Managing rigid vang, mainsheet and traveller
  62. Boating when alone
  63. Radar reflectors
  64. Morgan OI 416 in reverse
  65. Flat bottom boats as bluewater cruisers
  66. Alternative placement of anchor light (other than at the masthead)
  67. Tricolor considered harmful; Red over green preferred
  68. Sailing Potomac vs. Chesapeake
  69. First boat, intermediate sailor.
  70. Accident
  71. Sailboat grounded on Siesta Key
  72. Canvas Bimini and storms
  73. NZ to Seattle by August 2019
  74. Markus' Buoy Maneuver
  75. Centerboard Columbia 33
  76. Catamaran - Mooring ball banging on hulls
  77. Forgetful old fart and autopilot
  78. USNavy Report on Fitzgerald Collision.
  79. Planning criteria for our first Gulf Stream crossing
  81. Tacking Jib with Inner forestay
  82. U.S. sailor Abby Sunderland's yacht found 8 years after ill-fated round-the-world bid
  83. Atlantic Row 2018
  84. How to Measure Air Draft Without Climbing Mast
  85. Frenchman would cross Atlantic in barrel
  86. Purchased a sailboat and looking for advice.
  87. Hit by small motor boat.
  88. How often do you motor ??
  89. Cruising the San Juan’s in winter
  90. Our first boat please provide input.
  91. Seattle to Portland Oregon in January
  92. How Do They Sail/Handle Owners Of (Wauquiez Amphirite 43) (Oyster 39) (Palmer J 43CR)
  93. Sailboat rescues downed pilot
  94. South Manitou Island with Trailer Sailor
  95. Snubber sizing for All Chain Ground Tackle
  96. effect of green algae on engine cooling
  97. Sailing in a White Squall
  98. Healing a Boat To Clear ICW Bridges
  99. Heaving to
  100. Arches, Biminis, Dodgers and Stability
  101. Dinghy Lift Bridle Stern Attachment
  102. Bleed screw - Rudder
  103. Yacht sinks Jersey.. Inquirey report
  104. What to get for preventer on Tayana FD-12
  105. Selfsteering gear ..
  106. I guess gentlemen DON'T go to windward...
  107. ‘Ever Wonder What Goes On.... ?
  108. ??ICW with Mariner 6hp capability??
  109. How Servo-pendulum Windvane Works
  110. Winter Sailing
  111. Reefing - when & how much?
  112. Log book reconstruction
  113. Free beginner ASA books
  114. What are "wally" targets named for?
  115. Taking classes in January, should I bareboat in March?
  116. Spinnaker
  117. Solent vs Cutter rigs
  118. Rate of Sea State Subsiding (Oz SE Coast)
  119. USCG saves 6
  120. Prepping for Michael - 100' or 135' of chain?
  121. overtaking sailboats
  122. Skookum
  123. New highway to the Arctic Ocean
  124. New boat advice
  125. Another No-Watch Boat
  126. Not so great watch-keeping by big ships
  127. Life Lost in Capsize
  128. Absolutely couldn’t get out of the slip today
  129. Steering under power
  130. docking w/ inexperienced crew?
  131. Corbin 39 Singlehanding
  132. Nylon Sheets for Downwind Sailing
  133. Spinnaker Drop System
  134. did my anchor slip? GPS attached
  135. Hailing port
  136. Aground: Failure of skill, failure of judgment, bad luck
  137. Forming flotilla from NYC to south of Cape Hatteras
  138. Rudder Behavior Under Power
  139. Induced heel for bridge clearance
  140. Boat in path of Florence with no clue
  141. Close quarters maneuvering with twin rudders?
  142. Norwegian catamaran sinks outside of Morocco.
  143. Sailing into headwind - cruising, not racing
  144. Supper and poor docking procedure
  145. Docking at a high wall
  146. Why was a navy mine found floating in the Puget Sound this week?
  147. Is Single-handed cruising Fun?
  148. Boat sinks in The Northwest Passage
  149. Weather wise
  150. Weeds on anchor almost caused a crash!
  151. Dropping Barometer - when to run
  152. Stand on vessel?
  153. Do you use a Captain’s Log??
  154. A Reef Encounter
  155. Sailboat hits carrier
  156. "Sailing Vessel" Prefix to Boat Name
  157. "Captain" and "Skipper" as honorifics
  158. How to estimate roughness of sea?
  159. A simple approach to picking up moorings
  160. Singlehanded passage making, Best Practices
  161. Collision on the Severn
  162. Rigging an asymmetrical spinnaker
  163. Boat Handling Ebook
  164. I/O Drive Handling Question
  165. Break your wake!
  166. Motorboat wakes
  167. How do I compute the best time to transit the Cape Cod Canal?
  168. New record for solo rowing across Atlantic
  169. Thanks and Lessons learned
  170. Docking , boat handling on east coast
  171. The etiquitte of tacking in a channel--US Inland Rules
  172. Routine solo non-stop circumnavigation
  173. Singlehanded sailing book recommendations
  174. Sym Or Asym Spinnaker for Panama to Marquesas?
  175. Sail manipulation: a concise description please?
  176. Sailing off the windward side of a dock
  177. Boater accidentally drains canal
  178. Boat doesn't budge in light winds
  179. Lee or Weather Helm?
  180. Coast Guard hoists 5 from damaged sailboat 200 miles off NC coast
  181. Jordan Series Drogue or Heave to?
  183. Newbie - Rules on navigation
  184. Genoa trim
  185. 22ft Bahamas Trip? Or not a good idea?
  186. Robert's 38 ketch tracks for head sail sheets
  187. The affect of wind on a vessel without a sail
  188. Cautious, or Chickens**t
  189. From The Netherlands to Med....
  190. How do you handle anchor chain to avoid scratching the deck?
  191. Is it my boat or me?
  192. Hurricane Plan - Dock Lines
  193. Anchoring Question
  194. Image stabilized binoculars?
  195. Banning knives onboard.
  196. Affect of wind on using prop-walk to spin boat
  197. Docking stern-to in crosswind
  198. Anchor Size
  199. Any more info on Lost Marbles rescue off Puerto Rico
  200. Near or above-normal Atlantic hurricane season
  201. Sea Tow: Only for milquetoasts?
  202. what plotter can use Active captian with explorer charts?
  203. Tacking with an autopilot w/o wind instrument
  204. Couple who sank off FL got a new boat
  205. How do I mark anchor chain?
  206. Docking dual outboards, proper method(s)?
  207. How Far Have You Sailed?
  208. NY canals single handed
  209. Fending off Pilings
  210. 2 anchors- 2 snubbers?
  211. Backing into a slip pointed into a 2knot current
  212. How do you get out of tight berth when the wind is blowing?
  213. How should standing waves be handled?
  214. 5 days in the liferaft.
  215. A name for a line?
  216. Looking for boat handling help in Ft. Lauderdale
  217. Cyber-piracy in high seas shipping
  218. Usefulness of True Wind Data for Sailing Performance
  219. Back down with the windlass or the snubber?
  220. Running backstays
  221. Practical Sailor, the Magazine
  222. Tandem anchors for storm conditions
  223. What do you do if all the dock space is used up?
  224. What does "track down sea" mean?
  225. Bahama tide table understanding
  226. Lightning strategy
  227. Trailing Warps
  228. Helicopter to the rescue, but not the way you might think
  229. How do you ride in your dinghy
  230. Best spot for spinnaker bag
  231. Sailing Terms That Seem Backwards and Confusing
  232. Help Heaving to on my boat
  233. Local/Indigenous Craft Sailing
  234. Sailing with cockpit tent up?
  235. Pilot charts and passage planning.
  236. Scenario for leaving the dock
  237. Adding spring lines
  238. Why is the rudder ineffective in steering the boat?
  239. A nasty wave!
  240. Docking-single handed
  241. How to get off of a windward dock
  242. Poling out Code 0 for DDW?
  243. Hydrovane steering system or Wind pilot
  244. Anchor dragging by night, 45 knots wind, 1.5 m waves, between 3 boats and the beach
  245. check lists before leaving, on anchorage, before storm at anchorage and on arrival
  246. Another Keel Lost; Another Capsize
  247. "Ship or Submarine" video showing bad weather
  248. Mainsail in boom furling vs. in mast furling
  249. 'Flying Bird' Anti-Roll Stabilizers
  250. Controlling reefing lines when dropping main