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Jul 19, 2017

A Glossary of Seafaring Words so Landlubbers Can Talk Like Crusty Old Seadogs!

For instance, would you know if your baggywrinkle was up to scratch or your bobstay needed a martingale? No? Then you'd better take a look at this glossary of seafaring words...

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Jul 18, 2017

Sailboat Spares and Equipment for Long Distance Cruising

Description: Here's a useful checklist of sailboat spares and equipment for a sailboat setting out on a long distance offshore passage. You can't carry too much; but you can't carry everything

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Jul 08, 2017

Is Yacht Insurance Really Necessary?

Apart from the financial risk, is there any real reason why I should take out yacht insurance?

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Jul 07, 2017

Popular Types of Sailboats Illustrated and Described in Detail

All about sloops, ketches, yawls, cutters, schooners, gaffers and other types of sailboats. Aft and centre cockpit sailboats, pilothouse sailboats, weekender sailboats

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Jul 07, 2017

Endeavour 42

$75,000 42' Endeavour Sailboat FOR SALE. Kept in EXCELLENT condition! Asking 75K but up for NEGOTIATION. Kept at Compass Point Marina in St. Thomas U.S.

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Jul 06, 2017

FORTUNA ISLAND SPIRIT 40ft CATAMARAN FOR SALE "CATBALOO"

Thinking of cruising the Greek Islands? We have a catamaran that provides economical cruising in safety and comfort and is fully equipped for your needs.

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Jun 29, 2017

The Ultimate Sailboat Buying Guide; You've Just Found It!

If you're looking for a used sailboat then this Sailboat Buying Guide will help get you the boat of your dreams and save you a pile of cash - and you can download it right here

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Jun 28, 2017

Boat Electrics; How to Calculate Your Daily Amp Requirement

This simple, if rather tedious, exercise in evaluating your boat electrics is necessary for battery bank sizing but the spreadsheet on this site will make the whole process a great deal easier.

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Jun 19, 2017

Catamaran Thetis (42 ft) For Sale

“Thetis” for sale, a unique 42 ft catamaran: Classical lines and atmosphere combined with high-tech features. Thetis, a Tropic 12, was built by Samuel

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Jun 16, 2017

Handline Fishing from a Sailboat Will Keep the Crew Well Fed

For successful handline fishing from a sailboat, you need just two simple types of handline. One for trolling astern when under way and the other for fishing a paternoster rig when anchored.

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Jun 15, 2017

'Apollo of Brough', Ohlson 38 - For Sale

Apollo of Brough is an Ohlson 38 ... with a difference! The current owner bought this beautiful yacht 15 years ago and she has been extensively prepared

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Jun 10, 2017

How DSC Radio Greatly Improves Your Chance of Rescue at Sea

By far the most important feature of DSC radio is that it provides a safer way of placing a distress call to the coastguard, and now it can even be done with a handheld DSC/VHF radio

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Jun 08, 2017

1992 Beneteau 500 Sailboat For Sale

1992 BENETEAU 500 'Surgiamo' is a very comfortable long distance cruiser and live aboard. Since the purchase in 2002 we have very successfully sailed

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Jun 05, 2017

Formosa 51 Ketch For Sale

Formosa 51 – Built in 1979. Popular go-anywhere classic owner’s version cruising yacht; the choice for live-a-boards and extended cruisers. Bought with

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Jun 02, 2017

Leonotis - Arthur Robb 35 - $45 000

LOCATION: CURACAO SPECIFICATIONS, EQUIPMENT AND INFORMATION: • Year: 1953 • Builder: CUSTOM • Type: Cruising Sailboat | Classic Yacht • Located in Willlemstad,

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  1. A Glossary of Seafaring Words so Landlubbers Can Talk Like Crusty Old Seadogs!

    Jul 19, 17 01:03 AM

    For instance, would you know if your baggywrinkle was up to scratch or your bobstay needed a martingale? No? Then you'd better take a look at this glossary of seafaring words...

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  2. Sailboat Spares and Equipment for Long Distance Cruising

    Jul 18, 17 05:07 AM

    Description: Here's a useful checklist of sailboat spares and equipment for a sailboat setting out on a long distance offshore passage. You can't carry too much; but you can't carry everything

    Read More

  3. Is Yacht Insurance Really Necessary?

    Jul 08, 17 02:45 AM

    Apart from the financial risk, is there any real reason why I should take out yacht insurance?

    Read More