The Spanish Virgin Islands Live up to Their Reputation as an Unspolied Paradise – By Adam Cort, Executive Editor

For years I’ve been hearing about the Spanish Virgin Islands, as they’re called, on the eastern edge of Puerto Rico: how they’re like the U.S. and the British Virgin Islands once were before being discovered by the charter and tourist trade, with their wide-open anchorages, sleepy port towns, and nearly deserted beaches. Imagine my surprise then when the taxi driver who’d […]

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Test Sail: Jeanneau 349

Annapolis is a great place for a boat show. I mean, the town is uber historic, and charming, and quaint…but…after many, many years as a boat tester and judge for both SAIL and Cruising World magazines, I can also attest to the fact that Annapolis can sometimes lack one of the most important ingredients one needs to conduct a proper boat test—WIND. However…this was one of those special days […]

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Anchored in Hope

A Journey of Perseverance and Hope – By Jim and Bonnie Stoll We were a typical family of four: Jim a pilot for United Airlines; Bonnie working part-time but mostly raising our two daughters, Amanda and Sarah; living in a small mid-west town. We loved to travel, sail and do many other family activities. All of this was interrupted on […]

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