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USS Ashland Rescues Two Sailors and Their Dogs Adrift At Sea 5 mos

The Sasebo-based amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) rendered assistance to two distressed mariners, Oct. 25, whose sailboat had strayed well off its original course.

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 1 Alicante, Spain to Lisbon in 230 seconds

Volvo Ocean Race 2017-2018 Began in Alicante, Spain Oct. 22

America's Cup Returns to Monohulls

America's Cup BermudaPhoto © ACEA 2017 / Photo Gilles Martin-Raget

In September, Team New Zealand—winners of the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda last summer—announced that the 36th America’s Cup will race in monohulls in 2021. more…

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Donate to “Save Schooner Reef Chief” after Hurricane Irma

The 65-foot wooden schooner owned by yacht surveyor and author of The Art of Wooden Boat Repair was damaged off Key West in Hurricane Irma. The boat needs immediate rescue and placed in a boatyard. This beautiful, restored schooner needs your help. Donate to the GoFundMe campaign. 

Learn About Trawlers

Read 12 articles by trawler instructors Chris and Alyse Caldwell. Topics include: “trawler Propulsion Designs”; “Trailerable Trawlers”; “Dinghy Options Aboard Trawlers”; “Arrive Dry in a Pilothouse Trawler”; “Stabilizer Selections”.

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What Do You Do With All Those Old Fiberglass Boats?

In Florida, there are an estimated 1500 abandoned or derelict boats, with thousands more throughout the country. Do you break them up and bury them? Grind them up and reuse the fiberglass and resins to make products? [more…]