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