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200 Miles a Day!

The magic number for judging a boat as a performance cruising catamaran is the ability to average 200 miles a day on a long trip. No engines. Upwind. Downwind. Average speed…. Doesn’t sound that hard, right? But let’s look at … Continue reading

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Appreciating Those “Other” Cats

Following up yesterday’s blog, I am submitting an excerpt from an article I just wrote for The Multihull Company’s newsletter. Enjoy, and check out the whole thing on their website, http://www.multihullcompany.com.  For years, I have been writing stories, and selling … Continue reading

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Getting There, or Being There?

I spend a lot of time conversing about sailing performance and luxury in regard to cruising catamarans. When all is said and done, there is actually a pretty easy way to look at what design criteria will matter most to … Continue reading

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Gaining Offshore Experience

Many people who are considering going off cruising wonder how they can gain offshore sailing experience and credentials.  Whether your dream is to sail your own boat offshore,  to do deliveries, or to captain for others, how do you get … Continue reading

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More Med Offerings!

We just received a press release from The Moorings about two new crewed yacht destinations in the Med (Nice, France and Orhaniye, Turkey) for luxury sailing vacations during the  summer season (June through September 2011). These charters will be aboard … Continue reading

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Trazzler.com Teams Up With Seacology

Can travel make us better people? Can it make the world a better place? Is it possible to make a positive contribution to a community just by having traveled there? The folks at Trazzler.com believe that smart travel can accomplish … Continue reading

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