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Boat Notes | 2014 Aspen C100 Vaka Ama

I’ve long been intrigued by power cats. Sleek, efficient, roomy and fast, their appearance has always given me the sense that they’d make an ideal cruising boat to gunkhole through island chains or explore coastlines. My curiosity was piqued when I captained and instructed on a couple new 47-foot Moorings power-cruisers in the Caribbean a […]

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Camdeboo sprints out into the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

Boat Notes | Lavranos 50 Camdeboo

With Camdeboo’s main and yankee set, I steered south out into the Strait of Juan de Fuca from Oak Bay as the staysail was hoisted and trimmed. A two person job, it was done with the effortless precision of sailors who had obviously completed the task before in a variety of conditions, which is always a treat to watch. On […]

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