November 2012 Issue of Blue Water Sailing.
Sail Tips: Avoid Boom Doom Rigging a preventer or boom brake by Andrew Cross. Destinations: Long Island, Bahamas Fast boats and tranquil diversity by Bill Kund. Cruising Life: Barracuda! A cruiser in Cuba experiences a close encounter of the predator kind by Tom Blancart. Practical Passagemaker: Quick, Easy and Good Convenience foods for the offshore sailor by Nadine Slavinski. Energy Afloat: Sail Off the Grid by Andrew Cross, All Charged Up, Battery Banter, Monitors, Smart Chargers and Inverters, How to Choose a Genset by Daniel Collins. Blue Water Boats: Dufour 36P, Blue Jacket 40. In November’s Captain’s Log, George discusses energy independence.