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Freed German Sailors Reach Kenya

Date Published - August 14, 2018

Two German cruising sailors were freed by Somali Pirates after 41 days in captivity and have now been airlifted to Kenya, a Yemen regional maritime official said yesterday (Sunday).

Andrew Mwangura, East African Co-ordinator of the Seafarers Assistance Program (SAP), said the couple, 63-year-old Juergen Kantiner and 51-year-old Sabine Merck, who… Read More

Last Update - August 14, 2008

Portrait of a Cruiser – Geoff and Alison Williams

Date Published - July 31, 2018

Geoff and Alison’s sailing adventures started in 1987 when they bought a 54-year-old sloop and navigated with a plastic sextant. They have lived, cruised and worked for the last 30 years on two very different boats and completed an 11-year circumnavigation during that time. They continue to live on board…. Read More

Last Update - August 07, 2018

Changes in the Gulf Stream

Date Published - July 20, 2018

Crossing the Gulf Stream is a rite of passage for many East Coast offshore sailors. I’ll never forget my first time. The Stream seems to generate its own weather, and the precipitous clouds on the horizon ahead were the initial clue that we were approaching. Then there was the sudden… Read More

Last Update - August 09, 2018