Be Green. Or Yellow. Or Blue
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Posted: July 26, 2007





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Toms Tips About Kayakers Who Aren’t Boaters
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Posted: July 26, 2007
1. We travel thousands of miles a year on our 53’ motor sailer and we’ve noticed that kayaks on the waterways are proliferating like an algae bloom in the summer. A serious problem with this proliferation is the number of people using them who don’t have a clue about boating.
2. Typically we’ll be in a narrow channel of a waterway, with current and wind. We’ll encounter a bevy of happy kayakers enjoying the world, spread out over the entire channel, oblivious to the fact that anyone else is there or that larger boats may have issues of maneuverability. The kayaks...... Read More

LIVE From Chez Nous to YouWere Still At It
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Posted: July 12, 2007




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Toms Tips About Evaluating What You Read
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Posted: July 12, 2007
1. Reports, articles, opinions and experiences of others (including us) may help, but they should never replace your own use of prudent seamanship.
2. When you read a product evaluation, see if it, or other sources, gives you the experience level of the person(s) who made the evaluation and the protocol they used if they rate products.
3. Just because some one says they tested various products doesn’t mean that’s the bottom line and that you should cease studying the issue before you make up your mind what to buy. Not too long ago we read a lot of hype about an anchor rating tes...... Read More

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