Cloud Nine at the Devil's Thumb in Lure of High Ice

Lure of High Ice

Photography by David Thoreson There’s a rule of thumb veteran ice skippers like Roger Swanson come to understand about the Arctic: You don’t know what…

Ann Bailey

Ann Thomas Bailey, 84, of Raleigh passed away on Thursday, September 1, 2022. She was born on December 16, 1937, to the late Katie and …

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Cloud Nine at the Devil's Thumb in Lure of High Ice

Lure of High Ice

Photography by David Thoreson There’s a rule of thumb veteran ice skippers like Roger Swanson come to understand about the Arctic: You don’t know what …

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The Boat Loan Ranger in front of the Margerie Glacier in Glacier Bay

Exploring the Inside Passage

The Inside Passage, which runs along the northern U.S. west coast and British Columbia, Canada, has been one of my family’s favorite cruising destinations over …

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Paddlecraft can benefit from a vessel safety check

Paddlecraft vessel safety checks

As an experienced paddler and vessel examiner, I know that many paddlers don’t see themselves as boaters and rarely take boating safety courses. Paddle sports …

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The Boat Lioness' spinnaker

Summer Cruise Circa 1990

After two months of planning, the day finally arrived for our long-awaited summer cruise from our home port at Myrtle Beach Yacht Club in Little …

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Joseph Murphy

Joseph “Joe” Murphy was an active member of the Catawba Sail and Power Squadron/27, where he served as a Commander in 1992 after being on …

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Albert W. Hess

Albert William Hess Jr., 88, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on November 26, 2022. He was born on October 4, 1934, in …

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Bill O. Moody

P/C Bill O. Moody, AP, age 92, passed on November 11, 2022, in his residence at Maris Grove in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania. Bill’s involvement with …

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