Author at the helm of her friends' boat looking out over the water with a buoy in the background

New England escapade

From Chesapeake Bay to Long Island Sound and back again Tom Campbell and Linda Sweeting invited me to crew on their Beneteau, Aurora, for a …

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Arial image of the Ohio River

Ohio River cruise

A few Columbus Sail & Power Squadron/29 members drove to Ripley, Ohio, one Thursday in August 2021 to get a jump on the weekend. We …

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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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Hells Canyon

To Hells Canyon and back

One boater recounts his family’s trip to Hells Canyon on a paddlewheeler via Columbia River and Snake River.