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  1. With Flights Banned, Son Sails Solo Across Atlantic to Reach Father, 90

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    A good read, and a great story: With Flights Banned, Son Sails Solo Across Atlantic to Reach Father, 90 If you are beyond the free NYT articles you get, here is a taste (hopefully within copyright rules): Days after Argentina canceled all international passenger flights to shield the country...
  2. Singlehanding Pedestal Steering

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    I ask this question more philosophically than practically at this point. I'm not ready for solo sailing. Even so, it's clear to me already that my interest in sailing far outstrips wifey's. Mine's a 30' C&C mk1. Cute little boat. Thing is, it has a steering wheel instead of a tiller...
  3. Advice needed on boat for short person!

    Boat Review and Purchase Forum
    Hi, I'm new to this forum and looking for some advice. I'm looking to purchase a 4 berth boat. 26 footers look a lot more roomy than 24/22ft, and the extra space would help with my much older partner (who doesn't sail) but I'm a slight 5 foot female! I need to be able to handle a boat in...
  4. Small boat single handed hoisting

    Learning to Sail
    Hey all, this is my first season with my Precision 165. I sail in the mountains in Colorado where it's can be really gusty and I'm having difficulty hoisting my main solo. I have an electric outboard to motor out of my slip, but I was hoping to get some suggestions on effective tiller rigs, some...
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