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Don’t Do What I Did!

Don’t Do What I Did!

December 4, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

If you suddenly experience a mechanical problem on your boat, don’t panic. It could cost you big time. I know — it happened to me early in my sailing career. This was the first cruise for me and my wife, Meg, in our catboat. We spent the night anchored near a popular tourist attraction, just […]

Enjoy the Ocean Wisely and Warily

Enjoy the Ocean Wisely and Warily

August 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

. When you hop off the boat, keep your eye on the currents, wind, and waves, especially along ocean beaches. “The sea is seductive,” says William C. Winslow, public affairs officer in the Auxiliary’s First Southern Region, “but Mother Nature can turn a beautiful day at the beach into a tragedy for the unwary.” Swimmers […]