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Lyman-Morse Acquires Wayfarer Marine

  Thomaston, Maine: With this purchase, Lyman-Morse at Wayfarer Marine will now have the advantage of the infrastructure, expertise, reputation, and culture of Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding. Both yards are situated in two of the most historic boatbuilding/boatyard towns in New England …

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Who can You TRUST for Yacht Crew Training?

Deck crew keep superyachts in Bristol condition. Photo credit is: Suki@YachtingToday.TV

There was a time, in the not too distant past, when becoming proficient at one’s job meant getting as much on-the-job training as possible to advance up the career ladder. Working as professional yacht crew was no different. During the …

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Reaching For Success

The U.S. Virgin Islands Paralympic Sailing Team and friends: (from left, standing) Tony Sanpere, Bob Blackwell, James Carney, John Foster, Jan Robinson, Dave Flaherty, Jim Kerr (sitting, left) and Walter Schenk (right). Photography by Captain Jan Robinson

Paralympic sailing made its official debut at the Sydney, Australia Paralympic Games in 2000. Now, for the very first time, the U.S. Virgin Islands has a Paralympic Sailing Team that, in a very short time, has grown from a concept …

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A Novel Approach to Earning Under Sail

Solitude – Ganesh anchored in St Vincent Bay, New Caledonia

For 35 years I’ve written a Caribbean boating column that chronicles how utterly and pathetically stupid I am. And, despite all logic and commonsense, I’m not about to stop now. I’m just getting good at it. I’m totally focused. No …

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On Cyclones, Sheep Herders, and Worse

Charlie of Dockland 5, a true friend to the cruising yachtsmen of NZ

I’m a bit hurricane shy, as befits a sailor who has twice swum away from vessels in 100+ knots of circular breeze. Call me a storm-coward—I am cool with that. Just the phrase ‘tropical hurricane’ makes me pee my pants. …

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On Offshore Lumber Yards

“For gosh sakes,” Carolyn said in disgust, “that’s enough wood to brace ten water tanks!” “You think?” I asked idly. I waved the tip of my tape measure over the project as if it were a magic wand. “Just a …

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Party at Liberty Landing Marina in April!

The Magnificent Skyline from Liberty Landing

Liberty Landing Marina, a property of Suntex Marinas, the leader in high-end marinas in the U.S. and Caribbean, is pleased to announce it will host its third annual Spring Vendor Spotlight Event from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, April …

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NOAA Stops Printing Charts

photography By Glenn Hayes

By now everyone’s heard the rumors that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is getting out of the chart business. In reality, the NOAA is making charts better than ever. True, the federal government will no longer be printing …

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NARC Rally to the Caribbean is FREE

The 14th Annual NARC Rally is Free. The 14 Annual North American Rally to the Caribbean (NARC) departs November 3rd 2013 from Newport RI (or best weather window near that date.) First organized in 2000 the NARC Rally is now …

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Cruise Long Island & Long Island Sound

Montauk Yacht Club

The waters around New York City and throughout Long Island Sound become a recreational yachting playground between the Memorial and Labor Day holiday weekends each summer, says Michael Revier, general manager of the 154-slip IGY Newport Yacht Club & Marina, …

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