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Choosing the Southern African Route

Several Reasons for Choosing the Southern African Route Instead of Risking Your Life and Boat in the Approaches to the Red Sea When we sailed down the Red Sea on Seraffyn back in 1977, we vowed never again to sail in this part of the world. Though “piracy” was low tech and low powered back … Continue reading »

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Capable Cruiser 3rd Edition

Buy Now! Click here to see inside the book! This revised and expanded third edition of a cruising classic includes nine completely new chapters with such advice as: sixteen ways to encourage your lover (partner) to share your dream; strategies for turning sudden engine failure into a minor incident; choosing safety equipment; repairing rigging at … Continue reading »

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Storm Tactics Handbook, 3rd Ed.

“In a storm at sea, luck is highly biased toward the sailor who has a plan.” So write Lin and Larry Pardey in this, the third edition of their highly regarded Storm Tactics Handbook. As in the first two editions of this book, they describe their concerns about the tendency of modern sailors to discard the classic methods used to bring sailing vessels of all sizes—from vast clipper ships to tiny yachts—through amazingly strong winds and heavy seas. Continue reading »

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