Serious Cruisers ... by example
Judy and Tom Cox are good examples for serious cruisers. They've documented their Bahamas and Abacos cruises -there's a lot to learn here...

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Winter in Bahamas 2015
My hammockMy very, very first dream is to have a home in Ireland - second is being able to cruise several months a year in the Bahamas.
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Florida Keys - part 2a
Two... Florida Keys are a great cruising ground - know the rules - get the local knowledge - meet the local sailors - eat the local cuisine - and have fun. From my stint in the Keys - here's a thumbnail of one of the spots where I was able to spend some time.
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My Florida trimaran
After firts launchThis is the special boat - a rehab of a Lock Crowther designed Twiggy-class trimaran. She's 32 feet long and 30 feet wide.

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Classe Quindici (15)

A class for small boat builders, designers, tinkerers, inventors.


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Kid stuff is so much joy
Sistership O-30 ramblings on a memorable cruise with my then 13 yr old daughter. A 25 year old story, but it makes me smile when I remember those sweet days...
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Pine Tree 150
ZZZ Preliminary planning for a small sail raid event in New England.
Big thanks to OarClub member Chris Mullins - looks like it will be a near replica of the Maine (the Pine Tree state) cruise he documented.

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Micro Multihulls
Small boats are challenging for weeking cruising - because of low speed it's not easy to cover miles. An alternative - a micro multihull to expand your range.
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The Rocky Rail
The cruising sailors friend - a self tacking jib. This design can be adapted to most boats with little problem and a few simple modifications.

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Jester Challenge 2010
Zaretsly and McDougallIron men, the Jester Challenge sailors, 30' boats, no fees, no rules, just sailing across the Atlantic from Plymouth, UK to Newport, R.I. An hour and a half separated the top two finishers Zarestsky, left, Peterson 25 and McDougal, right, Wharram 21 after 33 days of racing.
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Regatta Time
Russ Brown's proa It's Abacos Regatta Time again: 1st week of July. Go to RTIA-2010 for more info. Damn it we just gotta get there one of these days.
 
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