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  1. zedboy

    Med/Europe Delivery Captain Needed (or: Wanna take a Greek island/Cypr

    (Cross posted from Crew Anarchy) You: an experienced captain with some time available in late September/October/early November. Me: Dude with boat currently in Greece, which I need to end up in Israel. Gotta be out of Greece by late Oct/early Nov before weather turns nasty, but you can cruise...
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    Europe/Med-based delivery captain wanted (or: Want a free Greek Island

    You: an experienced captain with some time available in late September/October/early November. Me: Dude with boat currently in Greece, which I need to end up in Israel. Gotta be out of Greece by late Oct/early Nov before weather turns nasty, but you can cruise the Greek islands till then, check...
  3. zedboy

    High-latitude cruising boat has issues

    Best newspaper article I've read in a long time http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/04/magazine/the-wreck-of-the-kulluk.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=second-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=0
  4. zedboy

    Pics of the week

    Just had to share these - two closely related (and little-known) paintings by Homer Winslow. One of them will be going on display in Washington D.C. apparently for the first time in many years. Not sure why only Gloucester seems to have weather helm. Or where that boy riding the bow fell...
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    Name that navlight ("blinkenlights fun"?)

    So we're fed up with winter and we're relocating this summer to an unnamed country on the eastern med starting with "i". Of course, first things first, before we have an apartment rented or job or schools sorted, I got on the bone with a nice South African lady from a sailing club to find out...
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    I regressed to 6th grade (and started drawing boats during lunch)

    When I was 12 I used to draw boats all the time. I think I was channelling Ted Gozzard, because they usually had clipper bows and full keels. There might still be a drawing in a box in my dad's attic, will have to see if I can find it next time I'm down there. I started drawing a 25' boat with...
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