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A Sailor’s Transit: The Panama Canal

In August 1914, after ten years of construction and thousands of lives lost, a waterway through the Isthmus of Panama opened, linking the Atlantic and the Pacific and drastically reducing time spent at sea—it was no longer necessary to make …

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An Eye for an Eye

There are certain issues that couples avoid talking about. Craig and I avoided until recently the subject of weapons on the boat and failed to discuss the issue before we set off as newly-launched cruisers on our Maiden Voyage: British …

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Woman At the Helm – We’ve Come a Long Way Baby!

At first glance, it might seem ridiculous that a petite woman weighing in at ninety-five pounds would willingly choose to work on a boat. Historically, and presently, the sea has always played host for the male population…and indeed I might …

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