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  1. Corbin 39 Singlehanding
  2. Nylon Sheets for Downwind Sailing
  3. Spinnaker Drop System
  4. did my anchor slip? GPS attached
  5. Why isn't it possible to buy from the market a Yuloh / Sculling Oar?
  6. Hailing port
  7. Aground: Failure of skill, failure of judgment, bad luck
  8. Forming flotilla from NYC to south of Cape Hatteras
  9. Rudder Behavior Under Power
  10. Induced heel for bridge clearance
  11. Boat in path of Florence with no clue
  12. Close quarters maneuvering with twin rudders?
  13. Norwegian catamaran sinks outside of Morocco.
  14. Sailing into headwind - cruising, not racing
  15. Supper and poor docking procedure
  16. Docking at a high wall
  17. Why was a navy mine found floating in the Puget Sound this week?
  18. Is Single-handed cruising Fun?
  19. Boat sinks in The Northwest Passage
  20. Weather wise
  21. Weeds on anchor almost caused a crash!
  22. Dropping Barometer - when to run
  23. Stand on vessel?
  24. Do you use a Captainís Log??
  25. A Reef Encounter
  26. Sailboat hits carrier
  27. "Sailing Vessel" Prefix to Boat Name
  28. "Captain" and "Skipper" as honorifics
  29. How to estimate roughness of sea?
  30. A simple approach to picking up moorings
  31. Singlehanded passage making, Best Practices
  32. Collision on the Severn
  33. Rigging an asymmetrical spinnaker
  34. Boat Handling Ebook
  35. I/O Drive Handling Question
  36. Break your wake!
  37. Motorboat wakes
  38. How do I compute the best time to transit the Cape Cod Canal?
  39. New record for solo rowing across Atlantic
  40. Thanks and Lessons learned
  41. Docking , boat handling on east coast
  42. The etiquitte of tacking in a channel--US Inland Rules
  43. Routine solo non-stop circumnavigation
  44. Singlehanded sailing book recommendations
  45. Sym Or Asym Spinnaker for Panama to Marquesas?
  46. Sail manipulation: a concise description please?
  47. Sailing off the windward side of a dock
  48. Boater accidentally drains canal
  49. Boat doesn't budge in light winds
  50. Lee or Weather Helm?
  51. Coast Guard hoists 5 from damaged sailboat 200 miles off NC coast
  52. Jordan Series Drogue or Heave to?
  54. Newbie - Rules on navigation
  55. Genoa trim
  56. 22ft Bahamas Trip? Or not a good idea?
  57. Robert's 38 ketch tracks for head sail sheets
  58. The affect of wind on a vessel without a sail
  59. Cautious, or Chickens**t
  60. From The Netherlands to Med....
  61. How do you handle anchor chain to avoid scratching the deck?
  62. Is it my boat or me?
  63. Hurricane Plan - Dock Lines
  64. Anchoring Question
  65. Image stabilized binoculars?
  66. Banning knives onboard.
  67. Affect of wind on using prop-walk to spin boat
  68. Docking stern-to in crosswind
  69. Anchor Size
  70. Any more info on Lost Marbles rescue off Puerto Rico
  71. Near or above-normal Atlantic hurricane season
  72. Sea Tow: Only for milquetoasts?
  73. what plotter can use Active captian with explorer charts?
  74. Tacking with an autopilot w/o wind instrument
  75. Couple who sank off FL got a new boat
  76. How do I mark anchor chain?
  77. Docking dual outboards, proper method(s)?
  78. How Far Have You Sailed?
  79. NY canals single handed
  80. Fending off Pilings
  81. 2 anchors- 2 snubbers?
  82. Backing into a slip pointed into a 2knot current
  83. How do you get out of tight berth when the wind is blowing?
  84. How should standing waves be handled?
  85. 5 days in the liferaft.
  86. A name for a line?
  87. Looking for boat handling help in Ft. Lauderdale
  88. Cyber-piracy in high seas shipping
  89. Usefulness of True Wind Data for Sailing Performance
  90. Back down with the windlass or the snubber?
  91. Running backstays
  92. Practical Sailor, the Magazine
  93. Tandem anchors for storm conditions
  94. What do you do if all the dock space is used up?
  95. What does "track down sea" mean?
  96. Bahama tide table understanding
  97. Lightning strategy
  98. Trailing Warps
  99. Helicopter to the rescue, but not the way you might think
  100. How do you ride in your dinghy
  101. Best spot for spinnaker bag
  102. Sailing Terms That Seem Backwards and Confusing
  103. Help Heaving to on my boat
  104. Local/Indigenous Craft Sailing
  105. Sailing with cockpit tent up?
  106. Pilot charts and passage planning.
  107. Scenario for leaving the dock
  108. Adding spring lines
  109. Why is the rudder ineffective in steering the boat?
  110. A nasty wave!
  111. Docking-single handed
  112. How to get off of a windward dock
  113. Poling out Code 0 for DDW?
  114. Hydrovane steering system or Wind pilot
  115. Anchor dragging by night, 45 knots wind, 1.5 m waves, between 3 boats and the beach
  116. check lists before leaving, on anchorage, before storm at anchorage and on arrival
  117. Another Keel Lost; Another Capsize
  118. "Ship or Submarine" video showing bad weather
  119. Mainsail in boom furling vs. in mast furling
  120. 'Flying Bird' Anti-Roll Stabilizers
  121. Controlling reefing lines when dropping main
  122. Offshore Nighttime Watch Guidelines
  123. Anchoring and Windlass Abuse
  124. Downwind sailing
  125. using a symmetrical spinnaker as an asymmetrical
  126. New boat owner - sailing in heavy wind conditions
  127. Coastguard - fake news "rescue"
  128. Polish sailor adrift 7 months on modified lifeboat
  129. Anchor Chain
  130. Mooring Buoys on the Gulf Coast Question
  131. Possible keel leak
  132. Mister Vee windvane Pilot
  133. Help me choose headsets for on boat communication
  134. Pacific crossing decisions
  135. Preparing for Snow
  136. Is it safe to cross astern of a fast ship in open water with a 180 feet CPA
  137. Solo Sailing without Auto Pilot?
  138. Boat Moving Check List
  139. Conversion of Motorcycle Bluetooth Headsets to Boat Headsets....
  140. Sailing a "modern" schooner
  141. Long flags at the top of tall ships - name?
  142. The Uni Fid Kit from NE Ropes
  143. U.S. Warship Just Collided With a Tugboat in Japanese Waters, or Misleading Report
  144. Hi folks ...
  145. Sail quantities at night
  146. when autopilot doesn't like the conditions
  147. Cruising Catamaran Questions
  148. Sailors found after five month at sea news article
  149. Symmetrical Cruising Spinnaker Idea!?!
  150. Getting under Beaufort NC fixed bridge
  151. Rope that won't twist/hockle?
  152. Boat sails faster on a Port tack, slower starboard?
  153. In depth analysis of the Bowline knot
  154. Newby question
  155. Coast Guard report: Captain's errors primary cause of El Faro sinking
  156. Lee Helm Scare
  157. Engineered Grounding
  158. Masthead Tricolour?
  159. Post Irma- Here's my Story
  160. Just bought the boat? First time out? Close call or Fail? Tell your story here!
  161. Self-Driving Boats Anyone?
  162. Bahamas, G town etc?
  163. ATN Spinnaker Sleeve Control Line to Cockpit
  164. Emerald Bay Help!
  165. Prepping for Irma, dropping the RF jib
  166. Hurricane Damage Photos 2017 Harvey Irma etc
  167. Long term charter
  168. About to be slammed by IRMA Cat 5
  169. swing mooring chain length in 5 meters of H2O
  170. mainsail track question
  171. Keeping a boat on a mooring ball year-round?
  172. Storm Prep: Slip or mooring ball?
  173. Ignorant Semanship
  175. Effect of Air Temperature on Wind and Reefing?
  176. Collision Avoidance, Cones of Uncertainty, and Appropriate CPA
  177. US Navy Destroyer Collision Again!!!
  178. What is this knot and how to undo it?
  179. Collision Avoidance -- Dealing with Multiple Targets
  180. Anchoring
  181. Best sails for the Pacific?
  182. Do I REALLY need two poles?
  183. Beyond The West Horizon
  184. Anchor light on Mizzen mast?
  185. Avoiding flotsam and marine animals
  186. Getting Long Distances Upwind
  187. RUDDER CONTROL ASTERN: WHEEL BRAKE or LOCK without LASHING Old Twin Engine Catamaran
  188. Up the mast help/idea
  189. Lines for Panama canal
  190. Leopard 46 lost in French Polynesia - stunning rescue pictures
  191. Why is my boat faster on a stbd tack?
  192. Drying out in tidal marina
  193. Tying up 42' boat at short dock
  194. Dealing with the genoa
  195. Making way to Grenada from Bahamas Considered Coastal or Offshore
  196. ASA classes around Boston MA
  197. Singlehanded Sleep Schedule
  199. Boats lost in the Pacific.
  200. Air Force Rescues 2 Germans From Boat Fire Far Out at Sea
  201. Windward islands charter
  202. Not Man Overboard
  203. What would you do?
  204. Fast corrosion waterheater Isotemp 40HXCV
  205. 4 or 5 Knots to know?
  206. wave frequency, rolling frequency?
  207. San Diego Beer Can Race Adventure
  208. How to control a large heavy boat with 1 dock line using a Slip Lock Cleat Hitch
  209. Surviving Monster Storm, Part II
  210. Surviving a monster storm
  211. Backstay failure in SoPac
  212. Whale Dangers?
  213. Weather helm vs. pointing ability (B&R rig)
  214. Greenland tsunami
  215. Amateur Crew Boat Delivery
  216. US Navy destroyer collision
  217. Reading telltales
  218. Two cruising boats missing in the Pacific
  219. Shroud tension on a cat
  220. Fender lines damaging teak gunwhales
  221. Spring Line and Bow Thruster Used in Combination
  222. 'Don't say thank you; it's almost bad luck'
  223. Broad Reaching vs Sailing Wing on Wing
  224. ICW with 7 1/2 Foot Keel - Piece of Cake
  225. America's Cup - boats foiling with bow down trim?
  226. Hurricane Preparation in South Florida
  227. Jordan Series Retrieval idea/question/overthunk it?
  228. Southern ocean wave heights.
  229. Panama California but 'out of season'
  230. Seriously, what the heck was it DOING out there?
  231. offshore towboats
  232. Operate boat while sitting down?
  233. Report of deaths aboard Clipper Race boat.
  234. Binoculars?
  235. Anchor types and General questions
  236. The right way to come in to a dock ?
  237. The Tricolor/Kariba/Clary Collision of 2002 -- Clusterfumble in the North Sea
  238. Docking ideas for twin rudder single prop...
  239. Balancing a boat after stowing heavy stuff
  240. Challenges soloing a 40' twin?
  241. Protocol for demanding a captain make his presence known
  242. Early Atlantic Tropical Depression
  243. Taking refuge in a port during a storm
  244. Size of boat needed to handle coastal cruising safely
  245. Inmast Furling tips And tricks
  246. Sunk Yacht
  247. I need some boat operation training
  248. El Faro Voyage Recorder: The Last Words of the Captain and Crew
  249. Cape Town dismasting story
  250. Great Free Resources (or How to Tell If You Are Dead)