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Sea Fare — Victoria Allman in the Galley

Sea Fare — Victoria Allman in the Galley

  Bimini Breakdown by Victoria Allman We were only going to be in Bimini for two days. There was no time to waste.  I wanted Bimini Bread. Trouble was, we were anchored two miles off the east coast of the island and the tender was broken.  Harry, our engineer was busy trying to fix it.  […]

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Sea Fare: Victoria Allman in the Galley – Spring 2011

Sea Fare:  Victoria Allman in the Galley – Spring 2011

Tribal Bartering By Victoria Allman “Are they still there?” I asked Patrick as he walked through the galley. “They haven’t left.” Patrick grabbed a slice of pineapple from the platter in front of me. “We’re surrounded.” I swatted his hand as he reached for another slice. The fruit tray was for the guests on Pangaea, […]

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Sea Fare Winter 2010-2011 — Victoria Allman in the Galley

Written by on January 3, 2011 in Cruising Under Power, Cruising Under Sail, Destinations with 1 Comment
Sea Fare Winter 2010-2011 — Victoria Allman in the Galley

—Editor’s Note — Victoria Allman is the chef aboard a 143-foot megayacht and the author of the recently released “Sea Fare:  A Chef’s Journey Across the Ocean.”  This is the ninth in a series of periodic columns here on OceanLines featuring her irresistible recipes. Best of all for OceanLines readers, who are travelers of the […]

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Marinalife Launches New Website

Marinalife Launches New Website

Marinalife, the online boating concierge and reservations service, has launched a new website, with a clean, nautical look that bodes well for the user experience. The company has also added a useful search function for back issues of the Marinalife Magazine, and its new blog. I did a quick test of the search function using […]

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2011 Ranger Tugs Rendezvous Set for Sept. 9-11

Written by on December 15, 2010 in Boats, Cruising Under Power, Destinations, Powerboats with 0 Comments
2011 Ranger Tugs Rendezvous Set for Sept. 9-11

Following a successful 2010 owners’ rendezvous in Bremerton, Washington, this past September, Ranger Tugs has announced that the 2011 edition will take place September 9-11, 2011, again in Bremerton, at the Port of Bremerton Marina. Some 42 Ranger Tugs attended the fleet gathering this year, up a third over the previous year.  Ranger Tugs are […]

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Sea Fare August — Victoria Allman in the Galley

Written by on October 11, 2010 in Cruising Under Power, Cruising Under Sail, Destinations, People with 0 Comments
Sea Fare August — Victoria Allman in the Galley

Editor’s Note — Victoria Allman is the chef aboard a 143-foot megayacht and the author of the recently released “Sea Fare:  A Chef’s Journey Across the Ocean.”  This is the eighth in a series of periodic columns here on OceanLines featuring her irresistible recipes. Best of all for OceanLines readers, who are travelers of the […]

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Nordic Tugs Owners Rendezvous in Connecticut

Nordic Tugs Owners Rendezvous in Connecticut

If you’ve never been to an owners’ or manufacturer’s or dealer’s rendezvous, you’re missing a great part of the cruising lifestyle. Last weekend’s Northeast Nordic Tug Owners Association (NENTOA) 2010 Rendezvous in Essex, Connecticut, is a great example of how they work and why they’re such a wonderful experience. NENTOA works closely each year with […]

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Sea Fare July — Victoria Allman in the Galley

Sea Fare July — Victoria Allman in the Galley

In the July edition of Sea Fare — Victoria Allman in the Galley, we learn a sweet lesson about life and coconut bread. This is an easy galley favorite.

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Newport Bermuda Race Underway

Newport Bermuda Race Underway

The 2010 Newport Bermuda Race is underway and we’ve got some fascinating video and live tracking links for you.

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Sea Fare June — Victoria Allman in the Galley

Sea Fare June — Victoria Allman in the Galley

This month’s Sea Fare brings us the culinary fruits of a Mekong River adventure by chef Victoria Allman. A great story and delectable recipes.

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A Nordhavn 55 Delivery to South New Zealand

A Nordhavn 55 Delivery to South New Zealand

Nordhavn Australasia sales manager Peter Devers wrote recently on the Nordhavn website about a delivery he made of a new Nordhavn 55 to Picton […]

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Sea Fare May — Victoria Allman in the Galley

Sea Fare May — Victoria Allman in the Galley

Editor’s Note — Victoria Allman is the chef aboard a 143-foot megayacht and the author of the recently released “Sea Fare:  A Chef’s Journey Across the Ocean.”  This is the fifth in a series of periodic columns here on OceanLines featuring her irresistible recipes. Best of all for OceanLines readers, who are travelers of the […]

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Sea Sense Adds Trawler Training on Chesapeake

Sea Sense Adds Trawler Training on Chesapeake

Sea Sense has added single-engine trawler training on Chesapeake Bay from Annapolis, MD.  These new courses are both the traditional scheduled classes for women as well as customized instructional charters for couples, families, and groups.  Training is conducted aboard a new, 47-foot Selene trawler, fully equipped from galley to flybridge with every modern amenity. You […]

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ActiveCaptain on the iPad – Wicked Cool

Written by on May 11, 2010 in Destinations, Electronics, Industry News, Technology with 2 Comments
ActiveCaptain on the iPad – Wicked Cool

I’ve been looking for a reason to have to get an iPad and I think now I’ve found it. In his latest on-the-road blog entry, Jeff Siegel of ActiveCaptain demonstrates how well the software works on the new tablet platform from Apple. Regular readers know I’m a big fan of ActiveCaptain — I use it […]

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A Tall Ship Heads to Sea

A Tall Ship Heads to Sea

The sail training barque Picton Castle, a square-rigger registered in the Cook Islands and based in Lunenburg Harbor, Nova Scotia, is about to depart its mooring and head off on its fifth circumnavigation. The 14-month, westbound trip will sail through the tropics under the command of its first and only captain, Daniel Moreland. ▶ Some […]

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