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In Deep in Ecuador
"Isla del Rey, the southernmost island of Panama’s Archipiélago de las Perlas, offered a protected anchorage as we readied Roger Henry. It was an isolated spot, but—as I’d learned through the years—no land is so remote that Diana can’t find a chance to shop. She bargained with a local diver for a set of creamy pearls with quirky irregularities—just her style. "
Story

( Podcast, Shownotes, and Information: In Deep in Ecuador      Submitted by Noel Wed Mar 10, 2004 )

The Unlikeliest Victim
"Highly skilled, physically imposing, and surrounded by sailors of the highest caliber, on May 25 Jamie looked like the last guy on the water who would’ve been exposed to true peril. But that was the day the promise of endless sunsets and summer sails came to an end, the day Jamie was lost at sea. "
Story

( Podcast, Shownotes, and Information: The Unlikeliest Victim      Submitted by Noel Wed Mar 10, 2004 )

Reflections at the Water’s Edge
"When a bluewater voyager cruises midsummer Maine aboard a 16-foot catamaran, he discovers the joys of a toasty drysuit and the magic that exists close to shore"
Story

( Podcast, Shownotes, and Information: Reflections at the Water’s Edge      Submitted by Noel Wed Mar 10, 2004 )

Behind the Bras d’Or
"Today, Cape Breton Island and Bras d’Or Lake epitomize peace, but the region’s past has seen much cannon fire and swordplay. For centuries, Basque fishermen were based in the area during summers, and they hid this source of rich fish stocks from the rest of Europe. In 1497, Explorer John Cabot claimed the island for King Henry VII, but this didn’t prevent the enterprising French from colonizing it."
Story

( Podcast, Shownotes, and Information: Behind the Bras d’Or      Submitted by Noel Wed Mar 10, 2004 )

To Race & Not to Race: A Transpacific Odyssey
"Signing on the training vessel Alaska Eagle during the 2001 Transpac Race from Los Angeles to Honolulu, a CW editor experiences all the pleasure of having it both ways"
Story

( Podcast, Shownotes, and Information: To Race & Not to Race: A Transpacific Odyssey      Submitted by Noel Wed Mar 10, 2004 )

The Winter Thaw
"It was a fair question. Storm-force conditions were expected to develop over New England within 36 hours, and my 30-year-old Allied Chance 30-30 probably looked pretty small and vulnerable to his eye. For certain, his concern was genuine, as mine was very likely the first pleasure boat his crew had come across in months."
Story

( Podcast, Shownotes, and Information: The Winter Thaw      Submitted by Noel Wed Mar 10, 2004 )

Good Man Gone
"In early December, memories of Blake were invoked around the world after the 53-year-old sailor was shot and killed when his 119-foot research vessel, Seamaster, was boarded near the mouth of the Amazon River. In New Zealand, a grieving nation came to a standstill as people tried to make sense of the senseless incident. "
Story

( Podcast, Shownotes, and Information: Good Man Gone      Submitted by Noel Wed Mar 10, 2004 )

Me and Mr. McKee
"There are few things more audibly arresting or morbidly engaging—or, for that matter, bloody surprising—than the spectacle of the tall carbon-fiber mast aboard a modern Open 60 raceboat self-destructing a few boatlengths away. The force is enormous, and the initial crack terrifying, yet time suddenly moves slowly; the sails seem to billow and float as the splintered spar sections fall with them to the sea. "
Story

( Podcast, Shownotes, and Information: Me and Mr. McKee      Submitted by Noel Wed Mar 10, 2004 )

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Podcasts:
in chronological order

The Complete Trailer Sailor
E-Charting
Simple Sailor 1
Simple Sailor 2
Phil Bolger 1
Phil Bolger 2
On Island Time
Marvin Creamer 1
Marvin Creamer 2
Jay Fitzgerald 1
Jay Fitzgerald 2
Container Yachts
Ancient Mariners 1
Ancient Mariners 2
EarthNC Plus
Mike Harker
Cast Off
Chief of Watertribe 1
Chief of Watertribe 2
Dave and Anke 1
Dave and Anke 2
Michael Storer 1
Michael Storer 2
Serge Testa
Floating Fox
Fine Tolerance 1
Fine Tolerance 2
Mississippi voyage
Lugnut 1
Lugnut 2
Robby Smith 1
Robby Smith 2
Sailing Grace
Jimmy Cornell
Webb Chiles 1
Webb Chiles 2
John Wellsford 1
John Wellsford 2
Duckworks
Shane St. Clair 1
Shane St. Clair 2
Capt. Dave Kyser
Hugh Horton
American Eagle
Trekka 1
Trekka 2
AGLCA
Black Swan
Bluesphere Update
Kruger Canoes 1
Kruger Canoes 2
PDRacer
Chesapeake Light Craft
Don Backe of CRAB
Sven Yrvind 1
Sven Yrvind 2
Spirit of S.C.
Gannon & Benjamin
Center for wooden boats
Canal Boat
Caribbean Compass
Mahina Expeditions
Exit Only Part 1
Exit Only Part 2
Graham Byrnes
SoCal Potters
World Cruising Club
Saving Old Seagulls
Grahame Shannon
Spanish and French
Mico Verde
Ministry of Rum
Silver Donald Cameron
Community Boating
George Buehler
The Venturers Cruise
Bumfuzzle
Ted Brewer
Watertribe
Managing the Waterways
The Haskells
Paul Lutus part 1
Paul Lutus part 2
Reese Palley
Fix it and sail
Beachcombers
Pete Goss
George Moffett
Good Old Boat
Ellen Landrum
Towndock
SSCA
Celestial Navigation
Nick Moloney
Iceblink part 1
Iceblink part 2
Outward Bound
Sailblogs
Lin and Larry Pardey part 1
Lin and Larry Pardey part 2
Jeff Hazzard
Boat Surveys
Schooner to Cuba part 1
Schooner to Cuba part 2
Lightning and Sailboats
Microcruising part 1
Microcruising part 2
Around in 8 Feet part 1
Around in 8 Feet part 2
Paddlevan
Stickers and Vacation
Sandy Mackinnon part 1
Sandy Mackinnon part 2
The Naked Lady
Eileen Quinn
Gunkhole Marine
Sir Chay Blyth
Kruise for Kids
TheSailingChannel
Project Bluesphere
Dinghies
Celestial Navigation
Distant Shores part 1
Distant Shores part 2
Red Rock Sailing
Luke and DD part 1
Luke and DD part 2
Beneteau
Google Earth
Island Packet Yachts
Offshore Sailing School
Aviva Challenge
Sunsail
Sea Pearl 21
Karen Hansen
Flying scott
Hunter Marine
My first sailboat
Seabreath
Delphi yachts
Lats and Atts
Doyle Ploch
Spirit Investigations
Running aground
Luke part 1
Luke part 2
More Luke stories
Kite Quest 200
The Elusive First 3 Shows!

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