Author Archives: derek

Going Sailing!

Well, somebody’s gotta do it! I’m headed for Gibraltar tomorrow to sail a Catana 521 to the Canary Islands. Will try to blog from there if I can. Lots of stories when I get back!

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Party in Annapolis!

This one will be fun. Hope to see a lot of folks there! Multihull Company Customer Appreciation Party, Sponsored by The Multihull Company and Multihulls Quarterly Magazine Friday, October 7th at 7:30 pm at 429 2nd Street, Annapolis, Maryland. If you … Continue reading

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Safety Hatches

My boss on the brokerage side of my life, Phil Berman, is one of the best known and most prolific pontificators regarding all things cruising catamaran. I am going to interview him every so often as we go forward. Certainly, … Continue reading

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Anchoring for Keeps

I went cruising this past weekend and anchored out two nights—one in Newport, and one in Block Island. As always, anchoring seems to be a skill that a lot of sailors have trouble with. We sat and watched a little … Continue reading

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Spithill Rules!!

Just watching today’s AC 45 regatta. Jimmy Spithill won 3 races in a row, and looked amazing. Other than that, Coutts was yelling, and the Kiwis also looked very good. Hmmmm….. America’s Cup

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Crash of the Week!!!

OK, so I know I’ve wandered away from the crash of the week portion of our program (and yes, the bikini babe thing has been a bit lacking as well). Let’s remedy the situation right away and have a look … Continue reading

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Cascais AC 45 weekend

I spent early Saturday and Sunday watching the America’s Cup regatta on my computer. The coverage it great, with first class camera work, commentary and a bunch of “f” bombs. Good theater! Make sure to check it out at … Continue reading

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Regattas This Week

There are a number of multihull regattas going on this week. Here in New England, we have the Buzzard’s Bay Regatta out of the New Bedford YC in Padanaram, MA. The BBR has always had a nice multihull class, featuring … Continue reading

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