Destinations

The Chesapeake to Ourselves

by Adam Cort, Posted March 15, 2013

We’d been watching the weather all week and couldn’t have been more pleased. Not only was the sun out, it was downright hot as we checked out our Bavaria 32 at the Horizon Yacht Charters base in the Yacht Haven Marina in Eastport, Annapolis.


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Rallies

For many people, sailing across the Atlantic falls into the same category as climbing Mt. Everest. Even among serious sailors, a transatlantic crossing is not something to be taken lightly.


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Destinations

There aremany Caribbean islands that are just off the beaten path and are readily accessible for bareboaters looking for adventure, for something different or just to break out of the rut. Here’s a look at five islands you never knew you always wanted to visit.


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Boatworks

Boatyard Zen

by Don Casey, Posted February 28, 2013

Waiting for the spring as your boat sits on the hard may not seem the best time to improve your seamanship, but a boat truly at rest does provide an ideal environment for enlightenment through contemplation.


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Columns

The wind was too light to sail, so we started out motoring. Soon, however, my buddy’s motor started heating up. The access hatch was buried under camping gear, and he didn’t want to investigate right then, so he shut his engine down, and I took his boat in tow.


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