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Nautical Terminator – Corinthian (Part 1)

In sailing, the word “Corinthian” refers to the non-professional arm of the sport. Sailors compete for the love of it, not for any monetary reward. At some levels of racing, this distinction is strictly enforced according to rules of the … Continue reading

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Wind Speed

How hard is it blowing? I once used the phrase “it’s blowing like snot” in the presence of a Chesapeake sailor, who was horrified. He much preferred “blowing like spit.” Bay area sailors will have heard it said that it … Continue reading

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ADVENTURES IN BOCAS DEL TORO, PANAMA by Renee Vinyard I am excited to write about my cruise aboard the “Finisterre” with TW instructor Mike Heath and his wife Kay.  I flew to Panama City (PC) with my friend Tom in … Continue reading

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