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Cruising the Gulags By Michael Frankel
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In celebration of the founding of the Russian fleet by Peter the Great, The Dutch Coastal Cruising Association undertook a 4,800 European odyssey in 1994 that culminated in sailing the Russian inland... More > waters between Archangel and the Baltic Sea. Fifteen sailboats hosted by the Archangel Yacht Club, became the first Western-flagged pleasure boats allowed on this militarily strategic waterway. The author crewed aboard Tiota and proudly flew the Stars and Stripes from her port spreader, heralding an American aboard. Whereas emerging “New Russians” viewed our fleet as a vanguard for future boat tourism, it seemed “Old Russians” made our voyage bureaucratically discouraging. Nowhere was this more evident than in the final passage along the River Neva through St. Petersburg. The rules stated that bridges could only open at night and sailboats could only sail during the day. A Russian Catch-22, with the winter ice steadily approaching.< Less
Cruising the Gulags By Michael Frankel
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In celebration of the founding of the Russian fleet by Peter the Great, The Dutch Coastal Cruising Association undertook a 4,800 European odyssey in 1994 that culminated in sailing the Russian inland... More > waters between Archangel and the Baltic Sea. Fifteen sailboats hosted by the Archangel Yacht Club, became the first Western-flagged pleasure boats allowed on this militarily strategic waterway. The author crewed aboard Tiota and proudly flew the Stars and Stripes from her port spreader, heralding an American aboard. Whereas emerging “New Russians” viewed our fleet as a vanguard for future boat tourism, it seemed “Old Russians” made our voyage bureaucratically discouraging. Nowhere was this more evident than in the final passage along the River Neva through St. Petersburg. The rules stated that bridges could only open at night and sailboats could only sail during the day. A Russian Catch-22, with the winter ice steadily approaching.< Less
Cruising the Gulags By Michael Frankel
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In celebration of the founding of the Russian fleet by Peter the Great, The Dutch Coastal Cruising Association undertook a 4,800 European odyssey in 1994 that culminated in sailing the Russian inland... More > waters between Archangel and the Baltic Sea. Fifteen sailboats hosted by the Archangel Yacht Club, became the first Western-flagged pleasure boats allowed on this militarily strategic waterway. The author crewed aboard Tiota and proudly flew the Stars and Stripes from her port spreader, heralding an American aboard. Whereas emerging "New Russians" viewed our fleet as a vanguard for future boat tourism, it seemed "Old Russians" made our voyage bureaucratically discouraging. Nowhere was this more evident than in the final passage along the River Neva through St. Petersburg. The rules stated that bridges could only open at night and sailboats could only sail during the day. A Russian Catch-22, with the winter ice steadily approaching.< Less
Cruising in a Big Way By Richard Cook
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Have you ever seen a National Geographic article or television program on the whales, salmon, bears, or glaciers of the Pacific Northwest, and dreamed of seeing the beautiful coast of British... More > Columbia and Alaska for yourself? How about up close and personal, in your very own boat? In this book, we’ll describe how you could make that dream a reality, in a small (trailerable) boat.< Less
Cruising in a Big Way By Richard Cook
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Have you ever seen a National Geographic article or television program on the whales, salmon, bears, or glaciers of the Pacific Northwest, and dreamed of seeing the beautiful coast of British... More > Columbia and Alaska for yourself? How about up close and personal, in your very own boat? In this book, we’ll describe how you could make that dream a reality, in a small (trailerable) boat.< Less
Boating: an adventure of the seas guide By PTAJ Marketing
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A comprehensive guide to boating, the last true adventure available to us, by exploring the oceans, seas, and lakes around us. Learn more about the exciting hobby and sport, and take it to the next... More > level. Learn about: Alaska Yacht Charters Do's and Dont's Bahamas Yacht Charters Caribbean Yacht Charters Freshwater Boating Evaluating a Coastal Cruiser How to Launch your Boat Hawaii Charters Finding Crew Sportfishing Security Tips Catamarans Luxury Motor Yachts and much more. Learn to experience boating on a whole other level, download now.< Less
THE BERGEN TO KIRKENES HURTIGRUTE By MIKE BENT
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Each evening of the year a ship leaves Bergen on an 11-day voyage which will take her up the Norwegian coast far beyond the Arctic Circle and to within a stone's throw of the Russian border at the... More > iron ore mining town of Kirkenes. En route she will visit 35 different ports and cover a distance of close on 2,500 nautical miles. In summer she sails in almost continuous daylight; in midwinter much of the journey is realised in darkness or varying shades of twilight. The Hurtigrute (Coastal Express) still performs similar functions to those the Post Office's first mail steamers did 180 years ago, and offers the traveller from abroad a unique insight into everyday life on the Long Coast - an insight denied to coach tour participants and those who visit Norway on cruise liners.< Less
THE BERGEN TO KIRKENES HURTIGRUTE By MIKE BENT
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Each evening of the year a ship leaves Bergen on an 11-day voyage which will take her up the Norwegian coast far beyond the Arctic Circle and to within a stone's throw of the Russian border at the... More > iron ore mining town of Kirkenes. En route she will visit 35 different ports and cover a distance of close on 2,500 nautical miles. In summer she sails in almost continuous daylight; in midwinter much of the journey is realised in darkness or varying shades of twilight. The Hurtigrute (Coastal Express) still performs similar functions to those the Post Office's first mail steamers did 180 years ago, and offers the traveller from abroad a unique insight into everyday life on the Long Coast - an insight denied to coach tour participants and those who visit Norway on cruise liners.< Less
Up the Inlet By Wayne Lutz
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Pursuing the inlets of coastal British Columbia, where the mountains drop into the sea, and lifestyles focus on self-assurance and a different sense of purpose. Northward from the Strait of Georgia,... More > in pursuit of adventure. Coastal cruising notions from the author of 'Up the Strait' and 'Off the Grid.'< Less
Crossing an Ocean Under Power By Ken Williams, Ken Williams
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Crossing an Ocean Under Power follows a retired software entrepreneur and his computer game designer wife, as they cross the Atlantic on their 62’ trawler. Although sailors have been crossing... More > oceans for hundreds of years, the era of couples cruising the world in small powerboats is just beginning. As the book begins, Mr. Williams frankly admits to serious doubts about his boating skills. Mr. Williams chronicles his journey across the Atlantic, as well as his personal journey from “coastal cruiser” to “ocean crosser”. Along the way, we learn with him. Sans Souci, his boat, made the trip as part of the historic first Atlantic Power Boat rally (18 small power boats, averaging only 50 feet long, owned and captained mostly by retired couples.) Best described as a “Dummy’s Guide to Crossing Oceans”, Mr. Williams’ honest, and entertaining, style will keep you turning pages as you take this important step in readying yourself for your own long-distance cruising.< Less