Several summers ago, I went to visit my brother and his wife who were hard at work aboard their catamaran in Morehead City, North Carolina, trying to get the boat ready to begin their first cruising that fall.
Like most boats that were in the thick of projects, the boat was in disarray with lockers open …Read more
Book Review – SeaWise Emergency Action Guide and Safety Checklists for Sailing Yachtsby Zvi Richard Dor-ner and Zvi Frank. Cornell Maritime Press, a division of Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
An ‘action guide book’ for mariners, inspired by the aviation world’s discipline of thorough checklists for everything.
“What ifs?” are dark questions that lurk …Read more
Hurricane Irene – August 23, 2011 – 21:45 UTC – Photo Goes East
As readers prepare for hurricane Irene, we are re-printing a story that Pam Wall wrote about going through Hurricane Dennis in the Abacos.
In it she shares a list of things to have aboard to help you prepare as well as a …Read more