Charter

Better Than Google

by Meredith Laitos, Posted June 9, 2010
Thanks to sites like craigslist, ebay and amazon, we are better equipped than ever to make informed decisions when it comes to what we buy. Rather than blindly purchasing items and services promoted in catchy ad campaigns, we can now make our purchases after studying reviews and information posted by those who know the products first-hand.

Nowhere is this more true than in the world of


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Insider Tips from the BVI

by John Glynn, Posted June 2, 2010
After fairly busy Winter and Spring seasons in the BVI, things have slowed down a bit lately. In the wake of months like February, March, and April, when anchorages are full of families on school holidays, May and June are a time for couples to get together (often with like-minded couples) and charter a boat or go on a sailing vacation at a fraction of the peak-season cost.

While May and


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On the first day of our charter we sailed to Cuttyhunk, Massachusetts, a charming island at the tip of the Elizabeth Islands between Vineyard Sound and Buzzard’s Bay. We dinghied ashore and bought fresh cod from a fisherman whose wife had lived on Cuttyhunk her entire life. We moseyed on to a general store, where Jaci, one of our crew, bought the Sunday Times and cut out the crossword
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What organizers are describing as the country’s first gay owned and operated charter company is setting sail in New York May 7.

Out on the Water Sailing Inc. will operate out of a pair of bases in New York City and Sag Harbor, New York, near western Long Island Sound. The company will offer everything from sail training to longer charters and delivery services.

Company cofounders


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The British Maritime and Coast Guard agency is investigating a French charter skipper who went “missing” for seven weeks with three paying passengers aboard before arriving in Coquimbo, Chile.

According to reports, Boguslaw Norwid, captain of the 52-foot sailboat Columbia, refused to start his auxiliary engine when winds went light in the doldrums, causing the delay, which was long


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