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