Charles Doane

No Record For Abby or Jessica?: More Teen Sailing Rumpus
I wasn't going to blog about this again until Jessica Watson actually completed ...
Cruiser Adrift 2 Weeks After Pirate Attack
  Not much information on this one, but the few details available are chilling. Evidently Don Stollmeyer, who runs the famous Power Boats yard in Trinidad, has confirmed ...
Revenge of the All-Girl Crew: St. Martin to the BVI
  Just back yesterday from another great cruise with the family aboard Lunacy down in the W'Indies. Thought I'd try a little experiment this time and subject ...
Morgan Out Island 41: Affordable and Comfortable
The legendary designer/builder Charley Morgan allegedly conceived this boat in a fit of pique when the IOR supplanted the old CCA rule as the racing rule du jour ...
Crunching Numbers: Displacement/Length Ratio
We’ve already discussed the basic concept of a boat’s ...
Elevated Jackline Leads
  This is a very interesting idea a few offshore sailors I know swear by. Run your jacklines off the deck up to a fixed point on your midship shrouds. That way ...
HEAT SOURCE: Hot Pix of the Sun
I know, I know. The Aquatic Miracles angle on this one is a little attenuated. But the sun, as our primary heat source, is ultimately responsible for all our weather, and of course ...
Eyeball Navigation: The Heart of the Art
Quiz any curmudgeon these days on the subject of proper wayfinding and you’ll soon find yourself reefed down in a gale of conventional wisdom about the importance of paper charts, compass ...
Comprehending Reid Stowe: Early Voyages & The Moitessier Factor
AS OF LAST MONTH, as documented here on WaveTrain, Reid Stowe can rightfully lay claim to a record for longest ocean voyage ...
Nor’Sea 27: A Trailerable Offshore Cruiser
Legend has it the idea for this unique pocket cruiser was born round a campfire in Baja California in the early 1970s as two brothers, Dean and Stan Wixom, speculated on alternative modes ...

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