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About: Charles Doane

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Charles Doane is an editor-at-large for SAIL, where he previously was a senior editor. He also served as managing editor at Offshore and associate editor at Cruising World. Charles has logged more than 40,000 miles as an offshore sailor, including six transatlantic passages and some single-handed passages. His blog posts appear courtesy of his website www.WaveTrain.net.
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Recent Posts by Charles Doane

A Daysail With Reid Stowe
Posted on June 18, 2010.
  Twas about 6 a.m. yesterday when we aboard the good ship Avocation arrived at Sandy Hook and found Reid Stowe aboard the schooner Anne getting ready to hoist anchor and ...
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COMPREHENDING REID STOWE: Crucified on the Internet
Posted on June 16, 2010.
For marathon sailor Reid Stowe, as for many of us, the Internet is very much a two-edged sword. In Reid's case, it has on the one hand allowed him to ...
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ABBY SUNDERLAND: Three-Ring Circus
Posted on June 14, 2010.
  If I wanted to I could now blog about this almost hourly and seem relevant, but really I have better things to do with my time. Abby's rescue in the ...
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ABBY SUNDERLAND: Gone Fishing
Posted on June 12, 2010.
  Abby has been taken off Wild Eyes and is now aboard F/V Ile De La Reunion. The Australian Maritime Safety Authority has released the following statement: The rescue of 16 year ...
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ABBY SUNDERLAND: Alive and Well (Updated)
Posted on June 11, 2010.
  Excellent news! An Australian search plane launched from Perth early today has located and established contact with Abby. As you can see in this photo, the rig on Wild Eyes ...
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ABBY SUNDERLAND: Lost at Sea
Posted on June 10, 2010.
  This really, really sucks. Teen circumnavigator Abby Sunderland is in serious trouble deep in the Southern Ocean well east of Madagascar. Reportedly her shore team lost sat-phone contact with her very ...
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WEATHER RULES: Still Stuck in Bermuda
Posted on June 10, 2010.
  That ugly thing you see here labelled GALE, right under New England, is why I decided to abort my attempt to bring Lunacy home from Bermuda this week. Back when ...
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TARTAN 27: Classic Pocket Cruiser
Posted on June 7, 2010.
The Tartan 27 is sometimes hailed as the first fiberglass boat ever to be designed by Sparkman & Stephens. This, however, is not quite accurate, as a few years prior ...
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FISH SEX: Guys Beware
Posted on June 4, 2010.
Sorry, folks. I couldn't help myself. To see the rest of this sordid tale, click here. Remember the angler fish in Finding Nemo? I'm really glad now that Marlin and Dory did ...
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COMPREHENDING REID STOWE: His Various Purposes
Posted on June 3, 2010.
Preparations for the return of marathon solo sailor Reid Stowe and the schooner Anne are proceeding apace. You can see a detailed float plan for Reid's June 17 re-entry into ...
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