Point of View: The Escape Pod

If you are fed up with the way the society you have been living in is headed and are lucky enough to have the ability to sail, or are at least willing to learn, then maybe you should consider taking on the vagabond lifestyle of the world cruising sailor. We are not total dropouts. We pay our taxes, we keep in contact with family and friends via email and calls, and we even occasionally fly home to visit loved...

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IMOCA Class Preps for Vendée-Globe: Vendée-Arctic-les Sables d’Olonne

While plenty of professional sports have been sidelined by the pandemic, there’s still one assured safe option for spectators and competitors alike: solo ocean racing. The IMOCA class has set a brand-new course for its fleet in preparation for the 2020-2021 Vendée-Globe. The new course, the Vendée-Arctic-les Sables d’Olonne is a 3,600-mile solo race to the arctic circle, starting andfinishing in Les Sables d’Olonne with two “marks” to round along the way–the West of Iceland and the North of...

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CMP: Auto Pilot Drive Systems, Wireless Steering, Power Steering, Motor Brackets and Safe-Skeg

Octopus: Autopilot Drive SystemsOctopus offers a selection of Autopilot Drive Systems that are engineered to deliver unparalleled performance and years of reliable service on a wide range of vessels.Whatever your auto steering needs, from fishing boats and sailboats to yachts of all sizes and commercial vessels, Octopus has the right drive for you.Unparalleled Performance, Reliability, and Durability! We have been designing, manufacturing and marketing Autopilot Drives for over 20 years. We hold patents on several unique devices that enhance...

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Watch Now: Modern Folk Artist Sparxsea’s New Music Video Featuring Sailor Holly Martin

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Kanberra Gel, the Original All Natural Air Purifier

Clean your handsClean your surfaces Clean your clothes  Clean your air.Invented more than a decade ago, Kanberra Gel was the first company to make Tea Tree Oil (TTO) airborne and unleashed TTO’s full antimicrobial, antifungal, and antiviral properties for the marine industry.Since then, the Kanberra Group has invented many products that use the power of a proprietary blend of ATTIA (Australian Tea Tree Industry Association) certified Tea Tree Oils to make people’s lives cleaner and healthier.The Original All Natural Air...

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Sea Ray SLX 400

Sea Ray SLX 400Winner of an NMMA Innovation Award, the SLX 400, "The Entertainer", combines peak performance, superior comfort, incredible versatility and style, and state-of-the-art technology. The result is more than a boat - it's a premium socializing environment. Every facet has been thoughtfully designed for maximum enjoyment, from the inviting cockpit and cabin, to the sleek digital helm, to the innovative fold-down swim terrace. All so that you and your friends can experience richer, fuller days on the...

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Gear: SunPower Solar panels

There are solar panels, and then there are solar panels specifically designed and manufactured for use in a marine environment. Among the latter are the new SunPower flexible solar panels from SunPower Corp., featuring the company’s proprietary Maxeon technology, a cell architecture optimized to perform better in both cloudy weather and partial shade—what is in many ways the Achilles heel of solar panels afloat. Available in a 50-watt configuration (measuring 25in x 22in) or a 100-watt configuration (measuring 46in...

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Five Questions for Reid Stowe

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Sailing the Coast of Croatia

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