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Want a Sail? What about a Matching Party?
By Gail Rice/Sail-World Cruising,
This seems like a wonderful idea to Sail-World Cruising – a matching party – matching crew and skippers of course….... [more]

The Leopard 46 Leaps to Lead -Robertson & Caine
By Cape Business news www.cbn.co.za,
The new Leopard 46, the latest from the Cape boatyard Robertson and Caine (Pty) Ltd, is setting new standards in sailing catamaran design and innovation, says Lex Raas, chief executive First Choice Marine, holding company of leading global charter groups The Moorings and Sunsail.... [more]

Letter from the Med: From Tunisia to Valetta
By Ian and Andrea Treleaven,
Exiting Tunisia takes many hours of patiently waiting in a police office with one fan and one shared small glass of water each, while they find the key to the cupboard to get the exit stamp. I think we are the only yacht to depart from here this year. Finally getting to leave, the customs officer who has come especially from the airport inspects every cabin on the boat, making sure we have no stowaways.... [more]

Wiring Diagram - Don't leave port without it!
By Sail-World,
He loped onto the deck, a big bony angled man, with arms and legs that seemed to work independently of each other. A face too long, with too many angles. ‘Every time I connect to shore power’ says the Skipper, ‘everything blows.’... [more]

The Weather Map
By Ken Batt, Bureau of Meteorology,
As navigator or skipper of a racing or cruising yacht, how comfortable are you with your weather skills? A very good working knowledge of the weather is a very fundamental component to the successful navigation of any craft. Amongst a number of tools available to the weather forecaster (which includes you) is the weather map.... [more]

Fabulous Cruising Adventures for 2007
By Lisa Mylchreest,
Like to do some cruising in an exotic location, but can’t take the time to sail there? Here are a number of fabulous ‘Cruising in Company’ options for 2007. Mariner Boating Holidays has many years of experience in conducting such experiential sailing holidays, and a developed following to ensure that the events are successful.... [more]

Friendly Bavarian Rivalry – a short story
By Peter Greacen,
As I got to know my opponent better, I realised that the tall Dutchman had some pretty impressive sporting achievements, one of them being an NZ Rep in rowing. So not only was he a very accomplished sportsman, but I was also starting to take note of his towering physique! My pocket edition figure might need a bit more assistance than a Bavaria 42 and power winches to top Goliath!... [more]

Sail-World's Blackwattle headed for Malta
By Nancy Knudsen,
'You’ve probably got scurvy.' 'Scurvy?' my thumping head can’t quite compute this. 'What do you mean ‘scurvy’?' 'You haven’t been eating enough onions,' he goes on, climbing up into the cockpit.... [more]

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