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Bill and Rosemary Thomas

by Sail Staff, Posted December 3, 2009
Crazy Horse, Sundeer 60First to Finish

The Crazy Horse, a Sundeer 60, arrived at Hampton ready and raring to go in the Caribbean 1500 Rally on October 27, 2009. She is always excited to perform when you let her out of the gate (slip). Her unsuspecting riders are always in for an exhilarating treat. Out in the open water she is lively and surefooted. The captain and


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Brian Duff

by Sail Staff, Posted December 3, 2009
We bought One World as Taya in Baltimore in June of this year and brought her to Annapolis to carry out a complete refit. We replaced all systems and rigging and installed a brand new interior. We launched One World during the Annapolis Boat Show. Another few weeks of hectic work had us in Hampton prepared for the passage south to the islands. With their pre-determined
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Danny and Yvonne Simms

by Sail Staff, Posted November 19, 2009
Owners, Ocean Pearl, Amel Super Maramu

We are a Kiwi couple and from 26th June we have been cruising the East Coast of the US, from Ft. Lauderdale up to Rhode Island, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket, then over to Maine for a month before the cold turned us around to head south again. Down we went through the Cape Cod Canal, Long Island Sound and New York. As we


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Rick and Julie Palm

by Sail Staff, Posted November 19, 2009
Boat: Altair

Yee-haw! What a terrific way to finish up the passage. On the last day of this year’s Caribbean 1500, we completed a 200.6 mile day from noon to noon. For a boat like ours, a 200 mile day is the equivalent of a four-minute mile (in 1975). We charged along under blue skies and puffy white clouds going 8-10 knots, beam reaching in 18-20 knots of wind. It


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Steve Ormond

by Sail Staff, Posted November 19, 2009
Crew, Lady, Catalina 470First-time Caribbean 1500 Crew Member

Trying to land a berth as a crewmember on a Tortola-bound Caribbean 1500 vessel is a bit like one of those middle school dances, where the boys and girls try to match up without knowing much about each other, where there is competition for the best partners and where the


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