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Sunset Key Cottages: Key West Luxury Getaway

Key West Luxury Getaway:Photo courtesy of Sunset Key Cottages Resort

The Florida Keys is a worthy destination for any boater, having plenty to offer those seeking adventure, relaxation or both. A boating mecca, the Keys provide anchorages, marinas and boater friendly hotels that offer dockage and a respite from an …

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It’s Summertime in the Bahamas

Photo courtesy of Rick and Helen Bell, s/v Symmetry III

What do I think about when I hear the word “summertime?”  I think of my boat in the Bahamas. Oh sure it’s hurricane season but for me it has always been the BEST time to be out there. While I’m …

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Cruising is The Spice of Life

Graphics by Hannah Welch

There is nothing quite as exciting as cruising the world’s little known destinations; it adds spice to the cruising life. Back in the 1980s when Charlie was cruising the world, he sailed to the remote regions of the Solomon Islands …

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Top Ten Anchorages in the Caribbean

1. St. Pierre, Martinique: Impressive Mont Pelée volcano, a black sand beach and the historic waterfront comprise this number one view

We asked long-time Caribbean cruiser and All At Sea contributor Liesbet Collaert to put together a photo-essay of the ten most scenic anchorages in the Caribbean. Liesbet says: “Prep your boat, lift anchor and sail to one of these Caribbean …

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Panama: Atlantic to Pacific with the Corina IV

Panama City from the Amador Causeway overlooking the north anchorage

Approaching Panama, the winds tend to die and the sea becomes still, even glassy. This is what we experienced 60 miles off the Panamanian coast after three days close hauled from Jamaica. The winds had been south of east the …

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Saba: The Island In The Clouds

Red roofs in the mist. Photo by the Editor

Sailors in the northern Leewards are drawn to an island that climbs out of the sea 26-miles south of St. Maarten, however, few of them visit to explore. The island is Saba, the Unspoiled Queen, land of towering crags, rainforests …

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St. Anne, Martinique: Physical and French

The author with Diamond Rock and St. Pierre’s cloud-topped volcano in the background. Photo by Ellen Birrell

Hiking trails, endless walks on sandy beaches, quaint village life, French sensibilities and calm anchorages – mais oui, St. Anne Martinique is physical and oh so French! Long time live aboard cruisers Phil Cook & Di Kilbrade of Matira, choose …

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Las Perlas: Unspoiled Nature Near Panama City

Pitufa anchored off Isla Canas. Photo by Birgit Hackl

Only 35 nautical miles from Panama City the archipelago of the Las Perlas lies in the Pacific. Despite their proximity to the metropolis the 15 islands and countless islets are a relatively untouched wilderness. Only Contadora has regular air and …

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