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