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Crew Mess: Maple-Mustard Curry Chicken

Crew Mess: by Capt. John Wampler The color of springtime is in the flowers; the color of winter is in the imagination. For me, the palate seems to enjoy the…

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Crew Coach: Use sticky situations to stir up talk

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon I’d like to lay out a few possible scenarios that hopefully never come up but unfortunately could while working on a yacht. These situations…

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Culinary Waves: A dose of savory balances out sweet desserts

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson I remember when the desserts of the past had all the combined elements that revolved around nothing but sweet, soft and crunchy.…

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On Course: Refits offer chance to expand skills

On Course: by Clive McCartney A quick check of Marine Traffic along the south fork of the New River shows that there are over 50 yachts in the various refit…

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Sea Sick: Update first-aid gear at start of new year

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. Although checking…

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Rules of the Road: Several new maritime regulations affect yachts in 2018

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake Desvergers As we say goodbye to 2017 and welcome in the New Year, we look ahead to what awaits us in the world…

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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, individuals often used environmental observations to determine impending weather. At…

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Sea Sick: Carbon monoxide killed many after hurricane

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray Recently my home state of Florida was hit by Hurricane Irma. When you ask people in Florida what the leading cause of death was from Hurricane…

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Crew Coach: How well a job interview goes could depend on 4 key aspects

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon Recently I saw an ad for a television program that shows job interviews. I haven’t watched it, and don’t think I will, but I thought…

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Crew’s Mess: Lemongrass, Thai Basil and Lime Mojito

Crew’s Mess: by Capt. John Wampler The many health benefits of lemongrass has been known by Asians for more than a millennia. Citral, the primary chemical component in lemongrass, has anti-microbial…

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