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Sailing and Boating Features and Editorials

  • Yachting is now easier and smarter with Good Anchorage
  • Which Bird Did You See? Merlin Bird ID - available for iOS devices and just released for Android - is a revolutionary new app for identifying common birds of North America.
  • The Future of Sailing - In most parts of the world, people lament the decline in enthusiasm for sailing. And yes, we do see so very, very many boats that never seem to leave the harbor. We have heard many tales of youth sailing programs that have serious rates of attrition from one year to another. What can one do about this?

  • Sailing Music
    There's something curious about sailing and being on the water. It's not always that just any music will do. Sometimes you have to hear that soothing rhythm that reflects a soul borne on the water. A selection of our favorited with additions from our readers.
    Here are a few samplings.
 

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  • For anyone interested in the west of Ireland: Cruising the Wild Atlantic Way
    By Daria Blackwell and Alex Blackwell

    A Word of Welcome to Europe’s Most Precious Gem: The Wild West of the Emerald Isle

    For the adventurous at heart, the wanderer, trailblazer, or artist, the west of Ireland is the place to go, see, and experience life. Bring some time and stay a while, you will never regret it – guaranteed. Whether by land or by sea, visiting Wild Atlantic Way along the coastline of the west of Ireland will reconnect you with nature and with your inner self.

More books by us (!)

by (us!) Capt. Alex Blackwell & Capt. Daria Blackwell

Unless you are far offshore, at some point or another you are going to need to park your boat. Just like knowing how to stop your car before you start is perhaps the most important part of driving, we feel that anchoring is perhaps the most important skill you can and should acquire in boating. 226 pages, 182 Illustrations

Happy Hooking is a very readable book loaded with valuable information on anchoring tackle, anchoring technique, tying up and rafting, anchoring etiquette, as well as the occasional anecdote - simply stated a must have!

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Recent Book Reviews

  • Offshore Sea Life ID Guide: West Coast and East Coast - Paperback and Kindle,Steve N. G. Howell & Brian L. Sullivan
  • Wildlife of the Caribbean - softcover pocket guide by Herbert A. Raffaele and James W. Wiley, 2014
  • Voyaging with Kids - A guide to family life afloat, Behan Gifford, Sara Dawn Johnson and Michael Robertson
    a beautifully designed and very comprehensive reference on cruising with kids. It covers everything from picking your boat to what to bring along, how to stay safe and healthy, provisioning in far away places, and activities to pass the time or expose the kids to new experiences. 

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Coastal Cruising

  • New: Cruising the wild Atlantic Way of Ireland at the Cruising Association
    Wednesday 16th of March. Lectures and talks start promptly at 19:00 hrs at CA House, London

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