Boating

How to avoid a rock strike

How to avoid a rock strike

By Linda Newland The adage about boating in the San Juan Islands goes, “It’s not if you will hit a rock, but when.” For some …

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Split hose almost sinks boat

Split hose almost sinks boat

By George W. Shaw Years ago, I began motor sailing after losing the wind. Although drowsy from the midday sun and the boat’s gentle motion, …

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Boaters explore dog-friendly marinas

Boaters explore dog-friendly marinas

By Larry MacDonald & Fern Magnus-Brown We don’t recommend sailing solo through the Broughtons. The numerous tidal currents, half-submerged logs, kelp beds and isolated rocks …

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Two boaters cruise West Virginia

Two boaters cruise West Virginia

By Linda Mangelsdorf While looking at a map of Corps-maintained waterways in an Army Corps of Engineers office, Fred Mangelsdorf discovered a short black line …

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