November 2010

Roger Henry explores Alaska while editor-at-large Herb McCormick wraps up an adventure.

October 20, 2010
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Where Might and Majesty Meet
Roger Henry’s crew gladly weather icy gales in their search for big bear, wily salmon, and breathtaking Alaskan wilderness
by Alvah Simon

Closing the Circle
Some 27,524 nautical miles later, the yearlong mission to raise awareness about the health of the world’s oceans crosses its start
by Herb McCormick



On Watch Cap’n Fatty Goodlander

Shoreline edited by Elaine Lembo


Off Watch by Wendy Mitman Clarke

Sailing Life

Passage Notes by Liza Copeland


Sailor Profile by Dan Spurr

People and Food by Lynda Morris Childress

Hands-On Sailor


Be Prepared
Safety at Sea: Follow these steps for a self-sufficient bluewater experience
by Ed Stott

Without a Rudder
Safety at Sea: Jury-rigged fices brought discoveries and lessons aplenty
by Joanna Severn

If a Blaze Breaks Out
Safety at Sea: A trained crew and quick response make all the difference
by Ralph Naranjo

A Simple Extinguisher
Safety at Sea: Baking Soda puts a quick end to galley-oven fire
by Diane M. Sterrett

The Essential Tool Kit
Monthly Maintenance: Quality screwdrivers, wrenches, and sockets matter
by Steve D Antoinio

Rescue Me
Safety Gear: Having the right number and assortment of flares will help others zero in on you
by Bill Springer


Try and See It My Way
Electronics: 3D charting presents navigation data as you’d see it when you move over the water
by Ben Ellison

Oyster 54
Boat Review: This contemporary cruiser meets offshore challenges superbly
by Alvah Simon

Shannon 53 HPS
Boat Review: The High Powered Sailer and its various rigs speak to function
By Tim Murphy

Hunter 31
Classic Plastic: A racy look and a big-boat feel belie simple systems and easy care
by Jim Swartwout


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