Blue Water Essentials in a Small Cruiser Passage Preparations for the Vivacity 20 Part 3

Blue Water Essentials in a Small Cruiser Passage Preparations for the Vivacity 20 Part lll The Standing Rigging by Dave ChamberlainAll rights reserved Back in 1986 on a crisp spring Saturday afternoon on San Diego Bay,  I was racing my quarter ton racer (a completely reworked and raced-out Venture 21.  “Havilah” had just rounded the … Read moreBlue Water Essentials in a Small Cruiser Passage Preparations for the Vivacity 20 Part 3

Blue Water Essentials in a Small Twin-Keel Cruiser Passage Preparations for the Vivacity 20 – Part 2

Blue Water Essentials in a Small Twin-Keel Cruiser Passage Preparations for the Vivacity 20 The Hull: Part 2 by Dave Chamberlain In sunny Southern California, we have an invention called the “earthquake-proof building.” It’s true. We have buildings that have been proclaimed “earthquake-proof.” Whenever I hear of another one of our newly designed and built … Read moreBlue Water Essentials in a Small Twin-Keel Cruiser Passage Preparations for the Vivacity 20 – Part 2

Blue Water Essentials in a Small Cruiser – Passage preparations for the Vivacity 20

Blue Water Essentials in a Small Cruiser – Passage preparations for the Vivacity 20 The Hull:  Part 1 by Dave Chamberlain  Some would contend, and maybe rightly, that preparing a twenty-foot coastal cruiser for an ocean passage is ludicrous.  My wonderful wife, Eva, might have, at one time, shared that opinion.  I believe, however, any … Read moreBlue Water Essentials in a Small Cruiser – Passage preparations for the Vivacity 20

Blue-Water Essentials: “mini” Crosses the North Pacific

Blue-Water Essentials: “mini” Crosses the North Pacific by Dave Chamberlain Sailing from North America to Hawaii is the longest uninterrupted passage, from a continent to an island, in the world. Known as “crossing the pond” the plumb route, from San Diego to Hilo, is close to 2,250 nautical miles. Having no personal ambitions for such … Read moreBlue-Water Essentials: “mini” Crosses the North Pacific

Motor Boat Parts and Accessories Reviews by Magazine Editor

Motor Boat Parts and Accessories Reviews by Magazine Editor. Chosen by our staff for their innovation, ingenuity, and imagination, these new products and systems represent leading-edge technology in the marine industry. New Twos The Tohatsu and Nissan 50-hp motors represent an intriguing variation on the direct-injected (DI) outboard theme. First, these unconventional two-strokes qualify as … Read moreMotor Boat Parts and Accessories Reviews by Magazine Editor

Sailing Compass Navigation Tips and Important Sailing Techniques

You might ever experiment with navigating a compass course. You’ve discovered that you “wander” off the journey a great deal in ways. That simple steering with your sailboat compass isn’t enough. In short, you are likely to desire a reference that’s when help keeps you on target. There is sailing compass navigation tips here. It … Read moreSailing Compass Navigation Tips and Important Sailing Techniques

The Complete Adventures in Newport Beach: The Trip, Culinary, and Water Activities

Adventuring to Newport Beach, how does it sound to you? Sure, it sounds exciting. It is because we’re talking about the beach here which means some fun water activities. Yet, some of you may not be interested in that kind of activities at all. Is there anything to do? What about having a culinary adventure? … Read moreThe Complete Adventures in Newport Beach: The Trip, Culinary, and Water Activities

Newport Beach Attractions and Romantic Things to Do in Newport Beach

Your plan on going to Newport Beach Expecting will make a perfect vacation. Yes, your dream will come to reality. Why? It’s because this destination has it all. No matter what you seek, you can find it there. It can be fun, memorable, and romantic at the same time. Without further ado, here are some … Read moreNewport Beach Attractions and Romantic Things to Do in Newport Beach

Best Restaurant near Newport Beach You Must Visit

Newport Beach Restaurants Close your eyes for a while and imagine you’re in a restaurant with ocean view. What do you think about it? Isn’t it romantic? Things will definitely be even more perfect if the foods you eat are tasty. Do you know what’s even better than “perfect”? You enjoy that every moment with … Read moreBest Restaurant near Newport Beach You Must Visit