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Sea Sick: New year good time for first-aid inventory

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray It’s that time of year again. Time to buy a new calendar, make New Year’s resolutions and go through your first-aid medical kit. The first…

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Rules of the Road: New regs take effect in 2019

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake Desvergers As we say goodbye to 2018 and welcome in the new year, we look ahead to what awaits us in the world…

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Crew Coach: Honest view of conflict requires clear, calm state of mind

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon Isn’t it great when we are working on a crew or a team and everything is flowing nicely? Lots of smooth sailing and calm…

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Taking the Helm: Team-building task illustrates the obstructive role of habit

Taking the Helm: by Paul Ferdais I’ve been working with an executive team and recently had them try a team challenge. The challenge was to build a free-standing structure as…

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Culinary Waves: More than one way to cook a holiday turkey

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson Nothing says holidays like fresh baked or roasted turkey, cranberry, dressing and stuffing. Wait, didn’t we just have that for Thanksgiving? Please…

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Sea Science: Basic knowledge of clouds provides reliable weather reckoning

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamad Clouds provide some of the best observational information when scanning the sky for a hint of impending weather. The most obvious example of that is…

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Secure at Sea: Use of blockchain on the rise in yachting

Secure@Sea: by Corey Ranslem The mainstream popularity of crypto-currencies like Bitcoin has exploded in the past couple of years. News coverage on the currencies and their wild movements is covered…

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Engineer’s Angle: Keep water makers primed for duty

Engineer’s Angle: by JD Anson “Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to rinse the salt off the hull,” to paraphrase Coleridge’s “Rime of the Ancient Mariner” in a way more…

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Top Shelf: In charter season, a helper worth her weight in cake

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim McDonald Ask any sole charter chef what they want most for Christmas and I’ll bet you, sure as nuts, they will say a reliable helper…

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Crew Mess: Buffalo Crockpot Chicken

Crew Mess: by Capt. John Wampler I’ve never seen a buffalo fly, but Buffalo wings have made their mark as a favorite appetizer and party fare. It wasn’t long ago…

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