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River Run
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My Favorite Place to Charter
People often ask about my favorite charter destination, and invariably, I sidestep the question with one of my own: “Well, what do you want to do on your vacation?” Most often I hear an incredulous, “Why, sailing, of course!” The truth is that vacati
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A Farewell to Cuba
Cuba has assumed near mythical properties in the community of sailors around the world. It is almost impossible to utter the name without conjuring up images of rum, sultry latin music and revolution. _ ere is both a bad-boy aura of the forbidden and