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Sea Science: Hurricane supplies don’t have to be costly

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed With the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season upon us, many are still reeling and rebuilding from the effects of the 2017 …

Sea Science: UV light can’t be felt, but danger it poses is real

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed As a sun-loving species, we humans often crave outdoor time in order to enjoy nature’s elements. It’s not until …

Sea Science: Color analysis advances studies of ocean currents

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed The origin of the word salt comes from salarium, Latin for salary, which refers to the amount of compensation a Roman …

Sea Science: Mirages taunt our inability to discern nature’s tricks

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Seeing is believing, and a human’s ability to observe with our eyes often dictates what we accept as truth. There are …

Sea Science: Treacherous, frozen latitudes becoming hot destinations

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Once upon a time, the ideal yachting expedition would involve calm seas, warm breezes and smooth sailing. The yachting …

Sea Science: Roll clouds can be 600 miles long

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Turning toward the sky, one can’t help but become mesmerized by the beauty and movement of the different clouds that …

Sea Science: Weather lore jibes with modern science

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Before the invention and integration of high-tech weather instruments such as satellites, radar, and computer models, …

Sea Science: The real deal behind ‘daylight saving time’

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed “Spring forward; fall back.” It’s a mnemonic phrase to help us remember which way to reset our household clocks: …

Sea Science: Weather sets calendar for ‘yachting season’

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Weather conditions are generally what determine “yachting season” in various destinations around the world. Most …

Sea Science: Altered coastlines may require an alternate route

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Navigating a yacht requires advanced knowledge of the intended transit route, either via previous experience or access to …

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Editor’s Picks

Capt. Ryan O’Meara dies in the Bahamas

Capt. Ryan O’Meara dies in the Bahamas

By Dorie Cox Capt. Ryan O’Meara loved the water, his yacht crew, and his work on M/Y Pipe Dream, a 112-foot Westport. He was in the …

Underway and over the top with Capt. Grant Maughan

Underway and over the top with Capt. Grant Maughan

A lifetime of experiences on land and at sea culminate as Capt. Grant Maughan summits Mount Everest in May. By Dorie Cox Capt. Grant …

‘Excellent’ waterways make for ‘great’ voyage into America’s Upper South

‘Excellent’ waterways make for ‘great’ voyage into America’s Upper South

By Lucy Chabot Reed The four-member crew of M/Y Sensation, a 112 Westport, took the vessel from Fort Lauderdale to Nashville, Tennessee, …

Renovation plans for Pier 66, The Sails take a step forward

Renovation plans for Pier 66, The Sails take a step forward

By a vote of 4-1, Fort Lauderdale city commissioners last night approved a development agreement with Tavistock Development Company, owners …

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