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It's St. Patrick's Day, which means that we're all Irish by proxy. So why can't your boat be Irish, too? We decided to pound some Guinness and hit up the Google Translate...
As the azure water of Nassau Harbor glistens in the tropical heat, I think of how my friends and colleagues imagined I would be spending my days when I quit my job three months ago t
Seems like a lot of talk about Cuba these days with Fidel stepping aside and the new, kinder U.S. policies in place. It’s going to change fast, that’s what we kept hearing.
de Gast recalled that during the voyage he was “alone—but never lonely.” --by David Gendell
Christmas tree farms are not common in Portugal. At least not in Oeiras (pronounced oh AY dish with a very soft “d”), which is a small town west of Lisbon.
One thing I have always found a bit odd about sailing is how often sailors like to motor.
Great video of one group's charter vacation to Croatia.