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Vessel Assist San Diego Refloats Sunken Nordhavn 75 EYF

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Vessel Assist San Diego Refloats Sunken Nordhavn 75 EYF

Vessel Assist San Diego routinely performs some pretty amazing salvage work, but refloating a 150-ton Nordhavn 75 EYF that sank in its slip in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, was an especially prodigious effort since it required driving all the proper salvage equipment 24 hours down the Mexican penninsula. You can read the full story […]

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Victoria Allman Breaks-In a Trawler Galley

Victoria Allman Breaks-In a Trawler Galley

At last week’s Trawler Fest, our own favorite professional chef, Victoria Allman, treated a group of VIP guests of Kadey-Krogen to an evening of haute cuisine hors d’oeuvres (classy snacks).  For two evenings, Victoria gave the gorgeous galley aboard the Krogen 55′ Expedition a workout.  The Kadey-Krogen folks (author Shannon Band, actually) wrote about the […]

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How to Mark Your Anchor Chain

How to Mark Your Anchor Chain

This post is the result of an item on Jeffrey Siegel’s personal blog, Taking Paws, on which he and his wife Karen document their travels aboard aCappella, a 53′ RPH DeFever trawler.  The subject of marking your anchor chain is a popular one on forums and discussion boards around the boating world, and one of the […]

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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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USCG Photo Contest Winners for 2009

USCG Photo Contest Winners for 2009

Last month, the U.S. Coast Guard announced the winners of its “People’s Choice” photo contest, which we covered here. This month we have the winners of the in-house photo contest from the Coasties. These are great photos and although we’ve all seen similar photos before, we can’t seem to get enough of them. When you […]

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Island Pilot DSe Hybrid to Air on Discovery Channel’s HD Theater

Island Pilot DSe Hybrid to Air on Discovery Channel’s HD Theater

HD Theater “World’s Most Expensive Rides” Sunday, March 7th at 9 p.m. EST (check your local listings for other times). Last winter Reuben Trane, owner of Island Pilot was contacted by the producers of Discovery Channel’s HD Theater who were interested in featuringhis DSe Hybrid 12m in an episode about the world’s most expensive rides. […]

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Sea Fare February – Victoria Allman in the Galley

Sea Fare February – 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 second 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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OceanLines Now Syndicated to Millions of Readers

OceanLines Now Syndicated to Millions of Readers

As our readers know, the publishing world is in the midst of an upheaval as publications and readers turn to online outlets to deliver content. Naturally, we at OceanLines feel we’ve been helping to lead our audience of cruisers and passagemakers to that new online world of resources. Well, the publishing powerhouses continue to evolve […]

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Sea Fare – Victoria Allman in the Galley

Sea Fare – 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.” She has graciously agreed to write a periodic column here on OceanLines featuring her irresistible recipes. Best of all for OceanLines readers, who are travelers of the first […]

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Ranger Tugs Adds Chesapeake Bay Dealership

Ranger Tugs Adds Chesapeake Bay Dealership

 Chesapeake Ranger Tugs is the new Ranger Tugs dealer for the Chesapeake Bay region in the United States.  Located in Annapolis, Chesapeake Ranger Tugs is staffed by the same team that runs the successful Selene Annapolis dealership. Mark Mansfield, Sales Director for Ranger Tugs, says, “We are excited to have Chesapeake Ranger Tugs on board. […]

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Outfitting the Nordhavn 55 with Computers – Part 2

Outfitting the Nordhavn 55 with Computers – Part 2

This is Part 2 of our new series on outfitting the Nordhavn 55 with computers instead of, or in addition to dedicated marine electronics such as chartplotters.  In the first installment we covered the boat itself, along with some comments about the boat from an actual owner, John Marshall.  In this article, John gives us […]

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Fleming Enthusiasts Get Their Own Magazine

Fleming Enthusiasts Get Their Own Magazine

Fleming Yachts  has published the first edition of a company-sponsored magazine featuring the brand’s yachts, cruising articles and technical stories.  The Fall/Winter edition of Venturer is available online at the Fleming website.  Readers familiar with Nordhavn’s Circumnavigator magazine will find Venturer an opportunity to get the same kind of detailed product and “real world” use […]

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Sea Fare – Culinary (and other) Adventures on a Globe-Girdling Yacht

Sea Fare – Culinary (and other) Adventures on a Globe-Girdling Yacht

Victoria Allman is a classically trained chef whose wanderlust took her to sea for nine years as a chef aboard a megayacht.  She has collected her memories of that experience in Sea Fare — A Chef’s Journey Across the Ocean.  Readers here on OceanLines are, by definition, interested in travel, adventure, yachts and food. Allman’s […]

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Ocean Racing World Mourns Roy Disney

Ocean Racing World Mourns Roy Disney

Roy Disney, whose family legacy is forever etched in the memories of generations of children, and whose accomplishments as an open ocean sailor were truly remarkable, died last week at the age of 79.  The colorful Disney built and helmed a number of open class racers, all named Pyewacket, the name of the witch’s cat […]

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10 Questions with Kadey-Krogen’s Larry Polster

10 Questions with Kadey-Krogen’s Larry Polster

  Editor’s Note – In this series we feature a Q&A with the leading executives of passagemaking boat companies.  The second installment features the thoughts of Lary Polster, vice president of Kadey-Krogen, one of the top brands of passagemaking boats. The following bio was provided by Kadey-Krogen: Larry Polster is a life-long boater, born and […]

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