82 YEAR OLD MAN EXPECTS TO SAIL SOLO FROM Atlantic Ocean, under CAPE HORN to Pacific Ocean in the Southern Winter AND, RETURN to the ATLANTIC WITHOUT STOPPING. He says, if he is successful, he will then continue Eastward in the Southern Ocean and pass under the CAPE of GOOD HOPE from Atlantic to Indian […]
It was a destination that rivaled all others. Hope Town, Abaco was not only the picturesque bahamian spot to pick up a mooring ball, but it was a place worth spending two nights of a short week-long trip. Again, we had our scares when it came to getting into port. This time, it wasn’t just […]
West Marine (Nasdaq:WMAR), the largest specialty waterlife outfitter of quality marine grade products, apparel, footwear and accessories, will host the grand opening celebration of its newly expanded store in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, March 20 through 23, 2014.
CO Cruiser’s Party Saturday – Bayside Marina The party is Sat Feb 15th 2014 over by the food court and bar. ITS STARTS WHEN THE SHOW CLOSES AT 6PM. There will be free Beer, Wine and Pizza as long as it lasts and then a cash bar will be available. The new Eric Stone band […]
A number of published news reports about the temporary import permit audit performed at 12 Mexican marinas by the Mexican IRS earlier this month have unnecessarily upset boat owners and disrupted normal business dealings in the marine industry.
But the facts don’t support any hysteria.
Many of us are always eager to travel (“duh”, you might say). That’s why we read Cruising Outpost, and that’s why we take every chance we get and explore a new destination. Well, I’ve been on a budget for sometime now, and although I am fortunate that I have friends I can stay with in […]
Man-O-War Cay was a place like no other. It had it’s own unique charm that somewhat resembled what I imagine the south was like 70 years ago. Man-O-War was our second to last stop on the last leg of our journey. Known for the fact it was an island that did not sell booze, quite […]
Our adventure starts off at the Dream Yacht Charter Marina in Marsh Harbor, Great Abaco Island, Bahamas. It’s the beginning of November and although we are on the verge of the season, the rain clouds are here to stay. I hadn’t been on a monohull in a few years and while the other four boats […]
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By Daria & Alex Blackwell There has been much discussion about use of anchor buoys (trip lines) on the web, most often by people who are complaining about their use. An ‘anchor buoy’ is basically a buoy attached to the crown of the anchor by a rope (not every anchor has an attachment point in […]
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