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Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Process of Packing an Anchor Chain




I just wrote an article for eHow on the correct method of packing an anchor chain. This is really something you want to get right the first time, because you won't find a fouled anchor chain until the very worst time possible. When you're trying to shoehorn your boat into a crowded anchorage, you don't want to find your anchor chain and/or rode jammed up. Here is the best way I've found to keep everything running smoothly in your anchor locker:

Process of Packing an Anchor Chain

Anyone care to share an anchoring horror story or two?

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Fractional Yachting Article in BoatU.S. Magazine



My article on fractional yachting appears in the current issue (Jan/Feb 2010) of BoatU.S. Magazine. Entitled The New Math: How Fractional Yachting Is Changing the Face of Boating in America, I explain the growth of fractional yachting and highlight a few of the key players like the Freedom Boat Club and SailTime. BoatU.S. members should receive it any day. If you aren't a member - you should be!

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