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Bay Trippers
Way back in 1610, Henry Hudson, commissioned by the Dutch East India Company to find a northwest passage to China, was the first Western navigator to discover the bay that now bears his name. During his exploratory voyage (1610-1611), Hudson and his
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A Reset for an Ocean Classic
In its near-50-year history the Ocean Race, the original fully-crewed around-the-world yacht race, has hit the reset button a few times—notably when original sponsor Whitbread pulled the plug in the early ‘90s and auto giant Volvo took it over, and t
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Serpents in Paradise
Every so often you hear a piece of news that jolts you out of a preconception or two. For me, one such was the attack on a cruising family on the northeastern coast of Panama last May. A trawler yacht was boarded at night and when the skipper, New Ze