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Fall is Goodbye Season, and I stink at goodbyes. I am the worst person to be writing about this because I am the perfect model of what not to do. I go completely overboard wanting to shower the departing crew with attention and wine and dinners and though
"Sailors sail around, they meet other sailors, become fast and deep friends, and then sail away. Maybe forever. The end. So why do we put ourselves through this?" --by Cindy Wallach
Which is the better cruising destination for sailors? One cruising couple takes a closer look. By Mike Camarata
With a history dating back to the Civil War, Point Lookout Lighthouse in St. Mary's County is a fascinating yet often overlooked landmark. By Kaylie Jasinski
Weather-watching vigilance is a year-round habit for sailors. Photo by Ashley Love
Though not unique, sailors are among those for whom general weather information and forecasts are utterly essential. By Eva Hill. Photo by Ashley Love
Author Sean McCarthy left his legal practice and took off sailing south. The only thing he took with him was his 100-pound Rottweiler, Rosalita. 
Fred Cook took a free 50-year old Cal 40 and restored her to pristine, offshore racing condition. And he documented the whole restoration process by video.
The Jones Family: Ken, Kaylee, and Danielle.
"In our travels, we've encountered several couples who do better than others at getting past these tense moments." --by Scott Neuman
SpinSheet photographer Eric Moseson shot some beautiful photos last weekend at Downr...
What do you think, sailors--crazy or clever? Here's one crusing sailor's solution for getting under a 65-foot bridge.