Captain’s Log

  • Know Your Boundaries

    “ People asking questions lost in confusion Well I tell them there’s no problem, only solutions ” —John Lennon, “ Watching the Wheels ”   There’s been some palaver (idle...

    • January 23, 2017
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  • Senior Couples: It’s Tough at the Top

    Well, it’s certainly nice to see how much of an impact last issue’s topic didn’t have on the yachting community. I’ve interviewed more young crew couples asking for “...

    • Posted January 17, 2017
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  • Developing Yacht Crew of the Highest Caliber

    In the 2008-09 Volvo Ocean Race, the Swedish flagged Ericsson 4 reeled off 596 miles in 24 hours, a monohull record. And only 18 days after the race’s start....

    • Posted January 1, 2017
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  • The Rosenfeld Collection

    World-renowned photographer Morris Rosenfeld (1885-1968) won his first photography contest at age 13 with an image of a three-masted ship. Using the prize money, he purchased his own camera...

    • December 9, 2016
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  • Giving Presence and Presents

    “You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.” John Wooden Working on a yacht can be lonely. Special...

    • Posted November 1, 2016
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  • Weathering the Weather

    “Red sky at night, sailor’s delight. Red sky in the morning, sailors take warning!” One possible origin of this lore is from the Bible, Mathew 16:2-3 “…Jesus replied to...

    • Posted September 1, 2016
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  • Henri Lloyd Foul Weather Gear
    Tips and Tricks for Selecting Foul Weather Gear AND Staying Dry

      If you look at old paintings, you’d think that sailing ships went to sea in almost perfect weather all the time. Sailors of the era appeared on deck...

    • August 15, 2016
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  • Major Investment in Trinity Yachts

    Trinity Yachts, LLC and TY Offshore, LLC announce the formation of the Gulf Coast Shipyard Group, Inc. concurrent with a new investment partner 28 May 2013, New Orleans, Louisiana...

    • May 28, 2013
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  • Big Boats SAVE Money on Caribbean Latin American Marinas

    In response to the  ever-increasing demand for more flexible dockage programs from its customers, IGY Marinas announces a new 365-day berthing plan for yachts over 80 feet: The Anchor...

    • Posted December 11, 2012
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  • IGY Marinas Announces Captains Briefing Schedule

    IGY Marinas has announced that the official dates for the Captains Briefing at The Yacht Club at Isle de Sol by the US Superyacht Association are January 16th and 17th 2013....

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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