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Buying the Perfect Boat
Why is it, that when you are looking to buy a boat, you can never find one that suits your needs? This is what happens to many people every year and in particular to ourselves. It's just like buying a house. When you are selling, it is a buyer's market and when you are buying it is a seller's market! This year my husband and I decided that it was time to buy our first boat.
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Learning to Sail Cruising World
A recovering powerboater earns some sailing chops during a learn-to-sail course at Offshore Sailing School.
2018 Cruising Club of America Awards Scuttlebutt Sailing News
The Cruising Club of America (CCA) announced the 2018 recipients of the international organization's most prestigious awards, including Bruce Halabisky and ...
Off Watch: Sailors' Bookshelf Cruising World
Herb McCormick takes a look at some new books by authors with strong connections to Cruising World.
Expert advice: How to sail across the Pacific Ocean Yachting World
The Pacific offers some of the finest tradewinds cruising you'll ever experience. Dan Bower explains how to prepare and where to sail.
Sail a Little, Raise a Lot Cruising World
Since 1988, the Leukemia Cup regattas have raised $66 million for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Avalon Waterways sailing short cruises next year Travel Weekly
The sailings can be booked alone or in conjunction with private or group land tours through the Globus family of brands' Your Way program that links Avalon ...
Is Cruising Safe? Facts And Figures To Help You Decide Forbes
With the recent Viking Sky cruise ship evacuation I've heard some travelers saying, "That's it. I'm not ever cruising." And that's a shame, because the odds of ...
Another Reason to Visit Antigua and Barbuda Right Now Caribbean Journal
One of the hottest sailing events in the world is set for its latest edition in Antigua and Barbuda, the 52nd edition of Antigua Sailing Week.
Sailing Cuba's Jardines de la Reina Cruising World
Old sailing friends charter a catamaran in Cienfuegos for a journey to Cuba's Jardines de la Reina and the historic town of Trinidad.
Weather Routing Software for Sailors Cruising World
Weather forecasting technology is available for cruising sailors on a variety of platforms and price points.
Plan the Most Memorable Cruise Adventure Aboard This 54-Meter Traditional Phinisi Sailing Ship - AYANA Lako dia - Business Standard
Plan the Most Memorable Cruise Adventure Aboard This 54-Meter Traditional Phinisi Sailing Ship - AYANA Lako dia Business Standard
Read more about Plan the Most Memorable Cruise Adventure Aboard This 54-Meter Traditional Phinisi Sailing Ship - AYANA Lako di'a on Business Standard.
Boat Review: Dufour 360 Grand Large Cruising World
Cruising World Boat of the Year judges test the new Dufour 360 Grand Large.
Cruising Albania Cruising World
Young cruisers stop in Saranda, Albania, during their sail of the Mediterranean.
SeaDream will launch new ship for global sailing in 2021 Roanoke Times
MIAMI — Miami-based luxury cruise line SeaDream has ordered a new ship to expand into the expedition market.
2019 Annapolis Safety at Sea Seminar Cruising World
The 40th annual Annapolis Safety at Sea Seminar will take place on March 30-31, 2019.
March 2019 Chartering Update Cruising World
Cumberland Face Patagonia offers new-model sailboats for ecotourism charters through the fjords and channels of Chilean Patagonia. The com- pany's trips ...
A $50 million boat for the toys you can't fit on your yacht Independent Online
Sailing from port to port in peace and seclusion on a multi-million-dollar boat sounds appealing, but as any seasoned yacht owner can tell you, just cruising ...
HAL promises 'Ultimate' Alaska experience with 21-day sailing Travel Weekly
With the May introduction of its Ultimate Alaska & Pacific Northwest Adventurer itinerary, Holland America Line (HAL) offers a 21-day opportunity to explore ...
Boat Review: Tartan 395 Cruising World
Cruising World Boat of the Year judges test the new Tartan 395.
Sailing couple win award for global voyaging The Ellsworth American
BLUE HILL — A couple that completed a successful 32000-mile sailing trip around the globe that got underway in Blue Hill a decade ago has just received.
Ken Read to deliver keynote address at annual Safety-at-Sea Seminar CapitalGazette.com
North Sails presidents Ken Read will deliver the keynote address at the 40th annual Annapolis Safety-at-Sea Seminar, organized by the Marine Trades ...
Cruising Club of America's 2018 Award Winners Cruising World
On March 1, 2019, the Cruising Club of America presented the international organization's prestigious awards, including the new Young Voyager Award, at their ...
Crystal sailing short river cruises this spring Travel Weekly
The itineraries are shortened versions of the line's usual 10-day cruises.
Lindblad Expeditions signs deal for second cruise ship with highest ice-class - The Independent Barents Observer
Lindblad Expeditions signs deal for second cruise ship with highest ice-class The Independent Barents Observer
Will accommodate 126 passengers and be able to sail in some of the most remote and pristine parts of the world.
On Watch: Using a Weather Router Cruising World
Cap'n Fatty finally sees the value in having a little help with weather routing at sea.
Mary Berry is hosting a river cruise and you can even have afternoon tea with her Mirror Online
Mary Berry will be a special guest on Emerald Waterways' cruise and you can even have afternoon tea with her.
11 cruise ship horror stories that will make you want to stay on land Business Insider Australia
Cruising can be one of the most relaxing and enjoyable vacations a family can plan. With meals, entertainment, activities, and housekeeping included in the cost ...
BENETEAU America, Annapolis Yacht Sales Showcase First US-Built Oceanis 46.1 at Spring Open House - PR Web
BENETEAU America, Annapolis Yacht Sales Showcase First US-Built Oceanis 46.1 at Spring Open House PR Web
Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) March 25, 2019 -- BENETEAU America and Annapolis Yacht Sales (AYS) unveiled the first Oceanis 46.1 sailboat built in the United ...
Let the Travel Bar help you sail the high seas on your perfect cruise adventure Daily Record
The Travel Bar team can help you set sail on your perfect cruise holiday.
2019 Ida Lewis Distance Race scheduled for August 16 start Sail World
A late-summer sailing tradition loved by grand prix racers and cruising sailors alike, the annual Ida Lewis Distance Race is scheduled to start on Friday, August ...
Beneteau Oceanis 46.1 boat test – the next big thing for the world's biggest builder? - Yachting World
Beneteau Oceanis 46.1 boat test – the next big thing for the world's biggest builder? Yachting World
Beneteau's new stepped hull design works so well this Oceanis 46.1 could become its most popular model ever. Photos: Guido Barbagelata / Bertel Kolthof ...
Royal Princess Arrives at Port of Los Angeles TravelPulse
Royal Princess will sail to the Mexican Riviera, Alaska and along the California coast.
Champagne Conditions at Heineken Regatta Scuttlebutt Sailing News
St. Maarten (March 1, 2019) – Amazing, best day ever, champagne sailing, and wow, just wow, what a day – just some of the words used to describe today's ...
Dinghy Cruising Association to feature at the RYA Dinghy Show Royal Yachting Association
Cruisers and explorers from the Dinghy Cruising Association (DCA) will be exhibiting at this year's RYA Dinghy Show, in association with Yachts & Yachting and ...
3 "Drag Race" Queens Want to Go Cruising With You This Summer NewNowNext
Move over Julie McCoy! Phi Phi O'Hara, Jiggly Caliente, and Darienne Lake will be taking control of the ship.
Miami cruise line wants to ‘take it global.’ Its new ship will visit all seven continents. - Miami Herald
Miami cruise line wants to ‘take it global.’ Its new ship will visit all seven continents. Miami Herald
The new 110-cabin ship SeaDream Innovation will be the company's third ship and the first addition to its fleet since 2001. The ship's inaugural voyage in ...
U by Uniworld rocking the boat with drag queen cruise Travel Weekly
U by Uniworld, the first river cruise line for young travelers, is doing another river cruise first -- drag queen- and tattoo-themed itineraries.
Grand opening of Regatta Village marks start of the countdown to 39th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta - Sail World
Grand opening of Regatta Village marks start of the countdown to 39th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Sail World
Boats are arriving, teams gathering, serious sailing and race tactics discussed and evening plans for serious fun prepared as the countdown to the start of the ...
The Asian Cruiser Femina
Are you in search of a new and exciting adventure? What if we told you that you can explore international locations with ease by cruising through the sea with ...
NCL scraps Premium All Inclusive after two years Travel Weekly UK
Norwegian Cruise Line is scrapping its 'Premium All Inclusive' pricing concept after two years and replacing it with a new 'Free at Sea' programme which it ...
Powered Catamaran Market Dynamics, Forecast, Analysis and Supply Demand 2018-2022 Operanewsnow
Global Powered Catamaran Market Research Report 2019 is latest research study released by HTF MI evaluating the market, highlighting opportunities, risk ...
Vismara launches Nacira 69 cruising sailing yacht Boat International
Vismara Marine has launched its Nacira 69 cruising sailing yacht in Viareggio, Italy. The 23 metre yacht was designed by Vismara in collaboration with naval ...
Embracing the ocean playground Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Joe Harris sailed offshore frequently in his 20s, racing to Bermuda and delivering boats to and from Europe and the Caribbean, before buying his own boat and ...
Performance cruisers: the best new catamarans for racing and fast cruising 2018 Yachting World
When the worlds of racing and cruising multihulls meet...
People and Food: Chicken Cioppino Cruising World
This chicken version of an Italian fisherman's stew is a San Francisco treat and can be made at anchor or underway.
Gwendolyn Mae (Moore) Schultze Jan. 30, 1939 - March 12, 2019 Newport News Times
Jan. 30, 1939 - March 12, 2019. Depoe Bay resident, Gwendolyn 'Gwenn' Mae Schultze (80), passed away March 12, 2019, at the age of 80. Gwenn was born ...
Basic Cruising US SAILING
The Basic Cruising graduate will have successfully demonstrated the ability to responsibly skipper and crew an auxiliary powered cruising sailboat, during ...
Global Catamaran Market 2019 – Sunreef Yachts, Spirited Designs, Lagoon Catamaran, Fountaine Pajot Catamarans, Matrix Yachts - MajoReports
Global Catamaran Market 2019 – Sunreef Yachts, Spirited Designs, Lagoon Catamaran, Fountaine Pajot Catamarans, Matrix Yachts MajoReports
The market research record evaluate Global Catamaran Market with key statistics on the market status including capacity, production, production value, ...
TravelPulse On Scene: Inside the New Celebrity Summit TravelPulse Canada
You have to be on your toes to stay on top of the cruise industry. Celebrity Cruises showed that it is, making history Saturday night as the newly renovated ...
Fast Bluewater Cruisers: the best new performance bluewater catamarans on the market 2018 - Yachting World
Fast Bluewater Cruisers: the best new performance bluewater catamarans on the market 2018 Yachting World
These bluewater cruisers offer the perfect combination of speed and performance for proper bluewater cruising ability.
What you really need to sail offshore Yachting Monthly
Will Bruton finds out what coastal cruisers should consider before taking their small yacht on an offshore adventure.
Choosing a Generator for Your Sailboat Cruising World
Size, capacity and installation location are just a few things to consider before adding a generator to a cruising sailboat.
Discovery 58 Review Cruising World
Old or new? Either one could be used to describe the British-built Discovery 58. On the one hand, it's a design that's been around awhile, one that evolved from ...
2019 Boat of the Year Cruising World
Cruising World Boat of the Year Judges sail and test 22 boats for 2019.
15 Tips For An Amazing Sailing Vacation In Croatia Forbes Now
With a gorgeous coastline and 1000-plus islands, Croatia as a sailing destination has never been hotter. Here's what to know and where to go for an idyllic ...
New Rules for Sailing to Cuba Cruising World
The more things change, the more they remain the same. Regulations for Americans sailing to Cuba have changed in recent months, although, contrary to the ...
Multihulls: new yacht reviews Yachting World
This looks set to be another thrilling year for multihulls with new models from Dragonfly, Lagoon, Fountaine-Pajot and Dufour and more.
2018 Cruising World Holiday Gift Guide for Sailors: Gadgets and Gear Cruising World
Cruising World's gift picks for sailors for the 2018 holiday season.
Family Cruisers: the best multihulls for space and comfort at sea 2018 Yachting World
While many prefer the looks and potential speed of some of the faster cats, in reality the majority of sailors do not actually want to cruise particularly fast. This is ...
Bareboat Cruising US SAILING
The Bareboat Cruising graduate will have successfully demonstrated the ability to skipper and crew an inboard auxiliary powered cruising sailboat within sight of ...
On Watch: Self-Steering for Sailboats Cruising World
Cap'n Fatty discusses the importance of having a windvane or autopilot aboard a cruising boat.
Sailing Across The Atlantic In A Catamaran Cruising World
Sheryl and Paul Shard sail across the Atlantic in a Bluewater 50 catamaran to see if a multihull is better than a monohull.
Cruising Sails – What's New for 2019? Afloat
With Winter setting in and the Turkey Shoot over, it is just about time to begin making plans for the 2019 cruising season. In this article Barry Hayes of UK ...
Catana 53: Best Cruising Multihull Over 50 Feet Cruising World
Catana 53 named Cruising World's Best Multihull Over 50 Feet for 2019.
Hanse 588 Review Cruising World
To my eye, perhaps the cleanest-looking yacht to be introduced in 2018 was the Hanse 588, the second-largest offering from the German builder in a line that ...
Windvane steering: why it makes sense for coastal cruising Yachting Monthly
No electricity needed, built for gale-force conditions and currently experiencing something of a renaissance amongst cruisers; windvane self-steering makes ...
Seawind 1260: Best Cruising Catamaran Under 50 Feet Cruising World
With four boats that shared many common characteristics, the Best Cruising Catamaran Under 50 Feet class was one of 2019's most competitive. The quartet of ...
Through the Panama Canal in your yacht: everything you need to know Yachting World
How to transit the Panama Canal in your yacht - preparation, costs, top tips and more for a smooth crossing from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean.
X-Yachts X4⁹: Best Full-Size Cruiser Cruising World
In 2019, yachts over 48 feet were eligible to compete in the unlimited Full-Size Cruiser class, which drew three entrants (including two from the same builder): ...
Video: Trailer sailing made easy Yachting Monthly
Moving your yacht by road seems counter-intuitive, but it gives you the freedom of coastal cruising wherever you want, whenever you want it, as Matt Newland of ...
Best Learn to Sail Books Cruising World
CW picks three great books to round out your sailing knowledge.
Sailing the Antarctic Island of South Georgia Cruising World
A pair of voyagers sail to the remote Antarctic island of South Georgia to experience the landscape and wildlife through summer and epic skiing in the winter.
On course for cruising harmony Yachting Monthly
Katy Stickland joined an RYA Competent Crew course to find out why instruction can make life as a sailing couple more enjoyable.
IPL 2019 RR vs KXIP Highlights: Kings XI Punjab beat Rajasthan Royals by 14 runs in Jaipur - DNA India
IPL 2019 RR vs KXIP Highlights: Kings XI Punjab beat Rajasthan Royals by 14 runs in Jaipur DNA India
Live Cricket Score, RR vs KXIP, IPL 2019: Kings XI Punjab beat Rajasthan Royals by 14 runs for their first-ever win in Jaipur. Chris Gayle struck a belligerent ...
Gadgets to Bring on a Sailing Vacation Cruising World
CW rounds up the latest electronics to bring on a sailing vacation including night vision, AIS, and Bluetooth speakers.
Modern Sailboat Navigation Stations Cruising World
As paper charts give way to electronic chart plotters, today's boatbuilders are designing ever more creative nav stations and office spaces.
Prepping your Sailboat for Winter Cruising World
The author preps her boat for winter in Alaska by protecting against wind-induced risks, caring for the engine, keeping the batteries happy and preventing boat ...
Time to Reef the Sails Cruising World
A veteran sailor explains how to know when it's time to reef and how to make the process easier.
Sailing Fiji Cruising World
Twenty-five years after her first visit, and this time on a chartered boat, a cruising sailor heads back to a remote village in Fiji to reconnect with old friends.
Multihulls: owners' experiences and reviews Yachting World
How do you select the right catamaran to best suit your cruising? Learning from other owners is a good place to start.
Sailing Home, Eventually Cruising World
Intrepid sailor Webb Chiles waits for weather in the Florida Keys in order to sail Gannet home to North Carolina, then sets sail in less-than-perfect conditions ...
How to sail ALL winter Yachting Monthly
Winter can be a blissful time to be at sea. With the low sun sparkling off the water, deserted cruising grounds and short hops to pubs with roaring fireplaces, ...
Cruising & Chartering Resources US SAILING
In this video, Kevin Wensley, Offshore Sailing School Director of Operations, shows you how to properly anchor a big cruising boat.
App of the Month: Sailing Challenge Cruising World
The Sailing Challenge app, from the American Sailing Association, is a fun way to brush up on sailing skills and go for a sail anywhere.
Boat Review: Boreal 47 Cruising World
The aluminum hulled Boreal 47 is designed and built for the deepest oceans, the shallowest estuaries and any latitude in between. It won *Cruising World*'s ...
Growing Up on the Sea Cruising World
I grew up surrounded by nature. When I was a young child, my family and I lived on 10 acres of grass and trees. My days were spent running around the ...
Review: Silent 55, the extraordinary solar powered yacht Yachting World
Silent Yachts is tapping into the solar zeitgeist and creating a new meaning for the term 'powercat'. Sam Fortescue reports.
2019 Boat of the Year Specifications and Key Sailboat Comparison Metrics Cruising World
Besides the obvious numbers used to describe a sailboat — length, beam, draft and sail area — CW's Boat of the Year judges sometimes rely on sail ...
Pacific cruising without an engine Yachting Monthly
With no inboard engine and a dead outboard, Josh Ghyselincks discovers the joys of cruising across the Pacific under sail alone.
Nautical nostalgia: 'Sailing to the Sun' pictures reveal how we used to cruise CNN
William Miller's new book, "Sailing to the Sun," is filled with fascinating vintage pictures, posters and stories from cruising in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Corporate Membership US SAILING
Join and be counted alongside over 45,000 sailors and 1700 sailing organizations from across the country! Corporate members of US Sailing recognize the ...
Island Packet 349 named Domestic Boat of the Year Cruising World
The Island Packet 349 recognized as the best American-built sailboat for 2019.
Safety at Sea: Giving up Offshore Voyaging Cruising World
Voyager and safety at sea expert John Rousmaniere discusses why he's stepping back from the type of sailing he loves most.
Changes on the Gulf of Maine Cruising World
Three generations from a family of sailors cruise along the coast of Nova Scotia and notice all the ways the waters have changed in their lifetime.
Intense sailing course sets anchor in Cape Coral; gives 3 certifications in a week The News-Press
Former Olympian Steve Colgate expands sailing courses to Cape Coral, lifts anchor from the Westin resort for week-long class aboard power catamaran.
Is Short-handed Sailing Leading the Market? Trade Only Today
New short-handed sailboat designs, with foils or ballast systems that replace crew, are becoming a popular category.
Safety at Sea: Dismasted on the Atlantic Cruising World
A failed chainplate during a squall in the middle of the Atlantic leads to the loss of a classic wooden yawl's rig. The real story, though, is how a cruising couple ...
Casting Off Concerns Cruising World
Experienced voyager Lin Pardey shares some of the challenges she faced when deciding to go cruising again.
Conducting of Circumnavigation Cruising World
Maestro David Pollitt left the concert hall for a life at sea.
Good Times and Smooth Sailing While Crossing the Atlantic Cruising World
A delivery crew experiences good times and smooth sailing on an Atlantic Ocean crossing.
School for Sails, by Capt. Cary Hanna
Gorgeous, acrobatic, and lit-up, Sailfish rank as the # 1 sporty catch of south Florida. But there is a lot involved in the catch and release of these sought after game fish, after all their not the best table fare.
Are you Ready for the Cruise of a Lifetime?
Cruises are one of the best ways to unwind and relax. It's the ultimate in vacations.
5 Steps to Crime Prevention at your Marina
Spending the day or weekend on your boat is one of the pleasures most boaters look forward to all the time. Unfortunately, the marinas where vessels are stored at are just as susceptible to crime as our homes and places of work, if not more so.
Australia Cruise Expert Guide
Australia is a country of amazing diversity and awe- inspiring beauty. From grand cities to ancient coral reefs, there is no end of star attractions in the land of Oz and the best way to see them is to book yourself on an Australia cruise.
Tropical Cruise Expert Guide
A tropical cruise in the Caribbean or in the Gulf of Mexico is an ideal choice of vacation for couples of all ages. Whether you're looking for a short romantic break or if you'd like a longer voyage with more time to explore tropical islands and soak up the Caribbean sunshine, then a tropical cruise is for you.
Maximize Your Cruise Wardrobe With These Packing Tips
Cruises are a fun opportunity to dress up and look your best but how do you look fresh every day without bringing your whole closet?The first thing you need to think about is what type of clothing you will need. Will you be attending fancy dinners or dressing casual the whole time? Is there a theme party you would like to attend? Will you be dancing until dawn in your best dance dress? Some of these may necessitate bringing special attire and you want to make sure you have room set aside in your luggage for this.
Boat Cleaning Business - Bilge Clean-up Tips
These areas, like any other car engine and compartment that you may come across, can either be very clean, or be extremely greasy, dirty and grimy. Remember to mention the difficulty in locating fuel, oil or water leaks on a dirty leaky bilge.
10 Thoughts On Picking a Cruise Ship Cabin
The best advice is to be informed about cabins and pick the right cabin for you among the thousands available on a cruise ship.1.
Cruising---What Everyone Should Know
August 7, 2005 -- Taking a cruise is now one of the hottest vacations around. Why- because it has great vacation value.
Affordable Weekend Getaways? Romantic Cruises!
If you are looking for affordable weekend getaways, romantic cruises may just be the answer. Unless you are living in the middle of a desert, there will undoubtedly be cruises of some nature within driving distance of your home.
The Fabulous New Caribbean Princess Ship
The magnificent Caribbean Princess ship is the new queen of the Princess fleet. Her innovative design takes the Princess "Personal Choice Cruising" theme to a new level.
Summertime And Boats... And Boat Insurance
Early summertime is the time of year, when boat owners start getting back on the water. I am speaking about pleasure boaters, those who use their boats to make a living fishing are on the water when the fish are under it.
Finding Discount Royal Caribbean Cruises
For those new to cruising, there are a few things to keep in mind. First, remember that the Internet is your best friend when it comes to cruising with any company.
Dock and Deck Cleaning Business
A great addition to cleaning boats in a marina will be also to take care of any buildings that are on or near the water, and the docks themselves as they can get covered with bird droppings, dirt, spider webs, and anything like that. Wood decks, docks and piers are subject to attack by moss, insects, sun, salt spray, fish guts, water damage, physical wear, foot traffic, rain, snow, morning dew.
Alaska Cruise Ship Vacations
Alaska is one of the world's great cruise destinations, particularly for those with an interest in world class fishing. Alaska is arguably the most beautiful of the American states, and cruise ships offer a unique way of seeing Alaska's beauty.
Renting out Cruise Ships for Hurricane Victims, a Brilliant Idea Indeed
Who says FEMA is not doing their job. They just rented out Three Carnival Cruise Line ships to shelter 7,000 Hurricane Victims from the Katrina Disaster.
Exploring the Exotic - Antarctica Cruise
Antarctica is one of the great unexplored areas of the world. It wasn't until the last fifty years that there has been any appreciable exploration or study of the vast frozen continent.
Whos Looking Out For Your Boat When Your Not There?
Over 72 million Americans participated in recreational boating in 2003 on the estimated 17 million recreational boats in the United States. For many Americans, the investment in their vessel ranks along with their homes and automobiles.
Stocking up Your Boat
There, you have just got a boat. A nice new hobby for the weekend and it is time to stock it out.
Yacht Competition Racing for the Disabled Takes Off!
Yacht racing, though it may seem like "a breeze" to spectators (to turn a phrase), is really a lot more complicated than it looks. Anyone who's ever been involved in a "backyard regatta" or a world-class yacht race will tell you: This is a sport that requires very savvy technical skills and a strategic mind.
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