Ask Bill Michael what he does for a living, and he’ll tell you that he hires and fires ferry captains for Washington State Ferries. Ask him what his meeting with a recent group of recreational sailors was all about and he’ll say this. It was all about channel 16. Michael, whose official duties as Port […]
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Garmin Ltd (www.Garmin.com) announced that is has acquired Active Corporation, the developer of ActiveCaptain (www.activecaptain.com), a recreational boating database and community which was co-founded by Jefferey and Karen Siegel. The Siegels are full-time cruisers whose crowd-sourced content comes from their 1.5 million cruising subscribers around the world. At the time of the acquisition, ActiveCaptain reported […]
Have you ever wondered why your depth sounder and chart do not agree on the suitability of a planned anchorage, or why all of the charts you have onboard show four mooring balls in that remote island cove you’ve chosen for the night and there are only two — both of them occupied? If so, […]
Langley is safe. For now.
From chandler to archeologist to manufacturer: It takes a boat yard of people to keep you sailing.
In which a Carribean trip transforms an ad man into a chandler.
The work product of hundreds of people keeps you sailing.