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OceanLines Has a New Look and Focus

OceanLines Has a New Look and Focus

If this is the first time you’ve been here in a while, you might notice our new look and our new focus.  Since its first post in 2007, OceanLines has focused on the boats we like to live and cruise on, whether for the day or for long, ocean-crossing passages.  Since the Great Recession fully […]

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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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A New Look for OceanLines

Written by on December 22, 2008 in Website news with 0 Comments
A New Look for OceanLines

Sometimes we advertise these changes weeks or months in advance. Sometimes we just spring ‘em on you. Like now. Welcome to the new OceanLines LLC corporate theme for both Oceanlines and Marine Science Today. The WordPress theme is the WP-Vybe theme from Solostream. It’s extremely flexible and well-written and we’re thrilled with it.

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Coming Soon: Marine Science Today, a Dedicated New Publication

Written by on December 9, 2008 in Website news with 2 Comments
Coming Soon: Marine Science Today, a Dedicated New Publication

I am pleased to announce the upcoming debut on January 1, 2009, of a new online publication, Marine Science Today, dedicated to news, analysis, and discussion of modern marine science.  With our heightened understanding of the central role played by the world’s oceans in controlling our climate and overall environment, there is both a need and a […]

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Arriving: The New OceanLines

Written by on August 1, 2008 in Website news with 1 Comment

Welcome to the new and improved OceanLines (I always wondered about that slogan:  Would anybody ever announce that something was new and ‘unimproved’?). You will notice a couple of major changes to the site.  The two new, more sharply focused content areas are highlighted in the design. Readers interested in all things related to making […]

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OCEANLINES COMPLETING REFIT: RE-LAUNCH SET FOR AUG 1

Written by on July 21, 2008 in Website news with 0 Comments
OCEANLINES COMPLETING REFIT: RE-LAUNCH SET FOR AUG 1

OceanLines is about to undergo a major transformation.  Over the past year, I have been carefully studying reader response to the various stories we’ve done and I’ve decided to re-design the website to focus more sharply on two specific content streams.  OceanLines will, starting August 1, 2008, feature daily coverage of “passagemaking” and “marine science” […]

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My Articles for Mad Mariner

Written by on November 2, 2007 in Website news with 0 Comments
My Articles for Mad Mariner

Lately, I’ve been doing a lot of writing for Glen Justice at Mad Mariner (www.madmariner.com) and I’ve had a chance to work with his great crew there on a number of separate pieces.  The first piece was an overview of the engine choices available to boaters today; covering everything from outboards to the drive pods […]

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Missing Posts…and News from Newport

Written by on September 16, 2007 in Industry News, Website news with 0 Comments

Well, I finally got bit by the technology gremlins. My web-hosting service screwed up the servers and lost the last three days of data — and posts. I’ll re-create them and get them back up as quickly as possible. A quick re-cap — highlights for me from the Newport International Boat Show were new products […]

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Leadership by Example?

Written by on July 10, 2007 in People, Website news with 0 Comments

One recent evening I was at a popular overlook near the mouth of a river that empties into Long Island Sound, watching with many others as a Bay Constable boat (unidentified to protect the guilty) attempted to attach a flashing light to the top of a locally maintained red buoy.  The Constable Himself was behind the […]

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The First Ocean Lines

Written by on July 10, 2007 in Website news with 0 Comments

If you are passionate about something you no doubt have some opinions, perhaps even strong ones, about that subject. Does that mean you have to share them with the whole world? No. Clearly, most people on the planet really don’t care what you, or I, think. But, we’re rarely alone in our passions and that’s […]

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