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Stories from The South Pacific: Time Out in Tonga | Sail Magazine

Stories from The South Pacific: Time Out in Tonga - Sail Magazine

Passage hindsight: sailing from Madagascar to South Africa

Sailing from Madagascar to South Africa is technically challenging. The Mozambique Channel separating them is famously dangerous, in particular for the effect of gales blowing up from the Southern …

Sun, Snorkels and Sailing in Turkey | Sail Magazine

Sun, Snorkels and Sailing in Turkey - Sail Magazine

The cove at Croker Island has a high rocky bluff that protects anchored boats from high winds and/or foul weather from the big waters of the more exposed North Channel. While we were there, for our last two days, there were indeed high winds from the south, but we were almost unaware of these conditions until we took an afternoon hike up to the top of the rocky bluff. Once there, we saw nothing but big white caps. It felt good knowing how cozy we felt anchored inside the protective confines…

The cove at Croker Island has a high bluff that protects anchored boats from foul windy weather and big waters of the exposed North Channel beyond.

We had one of those magically calm cruising days for the short 12-mile run (approx.) to our first scheduled anchorage at South Benjamin Island in the North Channel (Canada) where we hoped to find a well protected spot snuggled up to a boulder or two. It sounds strange but a river has formed between the boulders/islands in South Benjamin where natural mooring coves have formed. We've always wanted to tie up in this area, but all our previous boats have had too big of a draft for the spots…

Tying Up to Boulders on S Benjamin Islands

The penguins that live on Cape Horn give warm greetings to visitors.

Australis expedition cruises journey through the wonders of the southernmost Patagonian channels. Explore Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego and Cape Horn.

Cruising the Great Lakes has one drawback: you don’t see many whales or dolphins, or frigatebirds or puffins, for that matter. But that doesn’t mean you can’t still have plenty of equally meaningful brushes with nature.

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Gran Canaria: A Continent in Miniature  Exploring the desert, forest, coastline, and culture in one day.

Gran Canaria: A Continent in Miniature Exploring the desert, forest, coastline, and culture in one day.

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