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  1. Bass Strait in early winter
  2. How Dangerous?
  3. Oldest woman to row across Atlantic Ocean arrives in Antigua
  4. Suggestions for a trawler course
  5. BVI to Trinidad
  6. Gouged on the travel lift
  7. Sailing primer one-pager for newbie crew
  8. Tried out a bit of sailing upwind,
  9. making gunkholing exciting!
  10. Solo to Caribbean
  11. Bad, Bad Seamanship
  12. Newbie Question Regarding Heeling Over
  13. Single handing modern boats
  14. How to anchor a dinghy off a beach?
  15. Sailing Up Wind in a Tight Bay
  16. Trapped on the bridle
  17. Single Handed & Deadheads
  18. Mayday in the Sea of Cortez
  19. Soundings Article on abandonment of sailboat in Atlantic
  20. Preventing Chafe from topping lift
  21. Chafe from topping lift
  22. How do you get a sailboat tied off between two pilings?
  23. Crazy-Impressive docking using anchor in crosswind
  24. source of vest type PFD like Stormy Seas
  25. Prop wash with twin rudders
  26. How do sails generate lift?
  27. towing with outboard motor...WARNING
  28. Delivery "McGyver Bag"
  29. Sailing/Sculling Dismal Swamp ICW
  30. Norfolk,VA to Savannah,GA in May
  31. Jupiter Inlet (FL) local knowledge.
  32. Single-Handed Tips
  33. He ran aground in front of me!
  34. Elan 45 Impression - singlehanded?
  35. Self steering system
  36. Single handing
  37. Catamaran rounding up
  38. Think your dock shot was bad?
  39. Auto pilot
  40. Telescopic whisker/spinnaker pole
  41. Maiden Voyage
  42. Catamaran Sailing in Squalls
  43. A Hero's Tale of Woe
  44. Help, planning bluewater trip, can't find detailed current chart
  45. What kind of sail is this and what is it for?
  46. tie tiller down when at dock
  47. Boat crosses Atlantic, washes up in Ireland
  48. Letting the car slap
  49. Does anyone in Australia know a yard that can build and fit paravanes?
  50. Weight and balance
  51. Heavy weather sailing, your strategy?
  52. re-animate tacktick mn 100-2 display
  53. Sailing from Vancouver, BC to Seward Alaska
  54. Weather / Sea conditions on Bahamas banks
  55. Handling a gale
  56. Lost in an inflatable dinghy
  57. Physics of heaving to
  58. Brown mustache
  59. going thru locks
  60. Stern Anchor?
  61. Dry Tortugas Passage - Weather/seas help
  62. Can a ship tow a sail boat?
  63. New boat design
  64. Always use a snubber or your boat could end up like...
  65. How to Best hoist, carry and handle large heavy dingis?
  66. Sailboat beached near Jacksonville, FL
  67. anchoring in 120kn gusts - which anchor will hold that??
  68. Very small water-maker oder Big one for very fast refilling?
  69. Is there a way to covert windspeed and Sailarea into hp like from the engine?
  70. Rounding Hatteras
  71. Power catamaran in following seas
  72. tilller on a 25t second hand steel boat - convert to wheel?
  73. circumvent the med - CHEAP harbors available?
  74. First Post! Yeah!
  75. Achor weight
  76. How to remove/clean my wind protection canvas rubbing against the chrome frame?
  77. Mooring alongside single handed
  78. Golden Globe 2022 "kite" as jury rig, etc
  79. Georgian Bay in a Wayfarer
  80. Solent versus cutter rig
  81. Heaving to for power catamaran
  82. Deck and transom hardware
  83. Comfort and capzie ratios
  84. Storm Tactics
  85. Belaying from vessel
  86. Passing solo locks of lake Champlain
  87. Red flare sighting
  88. The loss of M/V Conception
  89. Dorian attacks GALAWA II in Freeport, Bahamas
  90. Wireless Remote Helm...?
  91. move Lobster Pots
  92. Halyard replacement
  93. zodiac RIB Cadet - Anyone have experience with these ?
  94. Genoa getting caught on tacking
  95. The Rogue wave and the sailor
  96. Avoiding races - how out of line was I?
  97. Rollimg
  98. Docking - I made several mistakes
  99. leave the mainsheet cam open
  100. Heavy Weather Sailing
  101. Which primer to use for inside of the hull for a steel boat?
  102. Chesapeake to Nantucket cruise plan
  103. Sailing against the Gulf Stream
  104. It’s way harder than those YouTube videos make it look!
  105. Bowsprit + spinnaker
  106. Cutter vs Solent Rig
  107. NTSB report for USS McCain Collision
  108. How to rig a Hobie Holder 12?
  109. Boom Sway at Mooring/While Motoring (?)
  110. a simple method for tiller self steering
  111. I'm about to motor out and learn to sail.
  112. Preparing for hurricane while on the hard
  113. Hatteras/DiamondShoals south bound in the fall
  114. Transporting large sailboat over the road, max height
  115. current against wind
  116. Singlehanding Bahamas to USVI
  117. source of carbon monoxide...what is source
  118. Backing up a 31 ft sail boat
  119. Turning systems theory into practical knowledge of my specific boat
  120. Spring Line Advice
  121. Catamaran capsize near Sydney
  122. Hoisting Main with Lazyjacks in Place
  123. weather helm on a Bristol 29
  124. Uncontrollable pointing into the wind in a minor blow
  125. A newbie question about seacocks
  126. Stow Anchors
  127. collision or ?
  128. The Welland canl
  129. Singlehanding
  130. Lanyard Kill Switch for Trolling Motor
  131. Another Drogue Besides Jordan Series Drogue?
  132. Does anyone know know a makeshift auto-"HELM" trick?
  133. Schooner VS Containership
  134. sailing downwind without a kite or pole?
  135. 3 crew killed..
  136. Best way to furl the jib
  137. Anchoring in the Chesapeake
  138. Corbin 39 Mk I helm balancing act
  139. Nova Scotia Robbery
  140. Use of specialized sails by shorthanded cruisers
  141. Hydrovane and sagassum weed.
  142. A broach to remember; family fun in spring wind
  143. Island Spirit 400...should we/shouldn't we?
  144. PHRF versus approx. passage times on dif. boats?
  145. Florida to USVI
  146. GGR Report
  147. Iridium GO! vs cell phone in Indo
  148. Growing Pains
  149. What do I do with the sheets?
  150. Do you have a 360 white light on your dinghy?
  151. A Better Stopper Knot?
  152. Integrated soft shackle in single braid dyneema
  153. Cal 31 yaws and rocks badly when sailing in waves
  154. Sail Training
  155. Would mandatory licensing change things?
  156. Cowes Ferry Crushes Motorboat; Doesn't Even Notice
  157. Rescue swimmer. How would you kit up?
  158. Anchor set and retrieval system
  159. MOB for Couples
  160. Anchor and rode: How rusty is too rusty?
  161. zinc versus aluminum galvanic protection
  162. Golden Globe drogue use?
  163. USCG Navigator Class outline+online slideshow
  164. Anchoring Where has the respect gone ?
  165. Preparing for blue water crewing
  166. Anchoring in a mooring field, who was rights?
  167. Light or heavy displacement sailing pros and cons
  168. FORMOSA 41 sailing speed ??
  169. Maneuvering a FORMOSA 41?
  170. Stern Anchor Setup on a Double Ender?
  171. Trucking a Cape Dory 30
  172. MOB - broad reaching or DDW, what is the best approach?
  173. Two sailors missing in the South Atlantic
  174. A question for our Antipodean cousins
  175. Cape Horn Wind Vane/ Pelagic Autopilot
  176. Father-daughter duo rows across Atlantic
  177. Question about a headsail in general
  178. Fatality Report on Chicago Mackinac Race
  179. Being safe around ropes
  180. Great Lakes, Nautical Terms: "big sea" and others.
  181. Marina outlaws rowing of dinghy's...
  182. Docking Mishap
  183. Disabled sailboat 100 miles off virginia
  184. Navies, Seamanship, Training, Probublica articles.
  185. Reverse while towing a dinghy
  186. ProPublica report on Fitzgerald collision
  187. Controlled situation to near disaster in under 5 seconds
  188. Not a raft up, but rather anchor drag..
  189. Morehead City NC to Charleston SC and Florida Coastal
  190. Whistle, gong, bell, or aerosol can of refrigerant?
  191. Med deck cockpit design?
  192. MOB - Windjammer Dublin bay 21st Jan 2019
  193. Managing rigid vang, mainsheet and traveller
  194. Boating when alone
  195. Radar reflectors
  196. Morgan OI 416 in reverse
  197. Flat bottom boats as bluewater cruisers
  198. Alternative placement of anchor light (other than at the masthead)
  199. Tricolor considered harmful; Red over green preferred
  200. Sailing Potomac vs. Chesapeake
  201. First boat, intermediate sailor.
  202. Accident
  203. Sailboat grounded on Siesta Key
  204. Canvas Bimini and storms
  205. NZ to Seattle by August 2019
  206. Markus' Buoy Maneuver
  207. Centerboard Columbia 33
  208. Catamaran - Mooring ball banging on hulls
  209. Forgetful old fart and autopilot
  210. USNavy Report on Fitzgerald Collision.
  211. Planning criteria for our first Gulf Stream crossing
  213. Tacking Jib with Inner forestay
  214. U.S. sailor Abby Sunderland's yacht found 8 years after ill-fated round-the-world bid
  215. Atlantic Row 2018
  216. How to Measure Air Draft Without Climbing Mast
  217. Frenchman would cross Atlantic in barrel
  218. Purchased a sailboat and looking for advice.
  219. Hit by small motor boat.
  220. How often do you motor ??
  221. Cruising the San Juan’s in winter
  222. Our first boat please provide input.
  223. Seattle to Portland Oregon in January
  224. How Do They Sail/Handle Owners Of (Wauquiez Amphirite 43) (Oyster 39) (Palmer J 43CR)
  225. Sailboat rescues downed pilot
  226. South Manitou Island with Trailer Sailor
  227. Snubber sizing for All Chain Ground Tackle
  228. effect of green algae on engine cooling
  229. Sailing in a White Squall
  230. Healing a Boat To Clear ICW Bridges
  231. Heaving to
  232. Arches, Biminis, Dodgers and Stability
  233. Dinghy Lift Bridle Stern Attachment
  234. Bleed screw - Rudder
  235. Yacht sinks Jersey.. Inquirey report
  236. What to get for preventer on Tayana FD-12
  237. Selfsteering gear ..
  238. I guess gentlemen DON'T go to windward...
  239. ‘Ever Wonder What Goes On.... ?
  240. ??ICW with Mariner 6hp capability??
  241. How Servo-pendulum Windvane Works
  242. Winter Sailing
  243. Reefing - when & how much?
  244. Log book reconstruction
  245. Free beginner ASA books
  246. What are "wally" targets named for?
  247. Taking classes in January, should I bareboat in March?
  248. Spinnaker
  249. Solent vs Cutter rigs
  250. Rate of Sea State Subsiding (Oz SE Coast)