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Caribbean Rum, Rhum, Rón

Captain Tony and his wife Maria enjoy rum shots while at anchor in St. John, USVI. Photo by Captain Tony Miró

When our editor Gary asked me to write about rum, I happily agreed. How hard can it be, right? Well, when you have experienced, tried, enjoyed and sipped over 80 different rums, from all over the world, it gets quite …

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Clearwater Celebrates America

Photo by Tony Miró

For the last 238 years, each Fourth of July, every United States city, town and state celebrates our independence and freedom in its own unique way. The festivities we enjoy today got a hefty boost from John Adams’ letter to …

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Calm After the Storm

The June 1-Nov. 30 hurricane season is when most cyclones develop in the Atlantic basin, but this year the action started early as Tropical Storms Alberto and Beryl both developed in late May followed by Chris and Debby in June. …

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Clearwater Community Sailing Center

Back in March my friend and fellow sailor Mariano Richiusa came to visit us and to get a couple more ASA certifications. One night I drove him to Clearwater Beach, then to Sand Key to check out the Clearwater Community …

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On the Way to Retirement

Back in March I was between jobs when a friend asked me if I could help him deliver his beloved Sea Ray 45 from St Petersburg to Miami. The trip was intended to get him closer to his retirement goal …

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Odenbach Dominates at St. Pete NOOD Regatta

Travis Odenbach dominates at St. Pete NOOD Regatta; Florida’s Peter Bream takes J/24 Midwinters The 2012 National Offshore One-Design (NOOD) Regatta Series began on February 17 with the St. Petersburg Regatta hosted by the St Petersburg Yacht Club in Florida. …

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Arrrgh! Pirate Invasion in Tampa

  A century-old tradition draws thousands to the city’s waterfront On Saturday, January 28, over 300,000 people gathered at Bayshore Boulevard in downtown Tampa to witness a Pirate invasion. The world’s only fully-rigged pirate ship, the Jose Gasparilla II, magically …

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2010 Discover the Caribbean Racing Series

This year Joel was given the challenging task of planning, organizing and making a reality the 21st Discover the Caribbean Series in a period of difficult economic times. A quest which he accomplished flawlessly.

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Marina Hopping Around Puerto Rico

Located between the USVIs and the Dominican Republic, with hundreds of miles of coastline, and eternal summer-like weather, Puerto Rico offers something for everyone.

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Sailing Apps for iPhones in 2010

The 21st century is a great time to be a sailor. Sailors nowadays have a lot more tools available to assist them while they sail our oceans safely and efficiently.

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