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Aren’t we all ready for some laughs together? In honor of April Fools Day, let’s tell each other as many boating-related jokes as we possibly can!  A Call To Action . . . Write out your joke and email it to me (migael65@gmail.com) by April Fools Day, Thursday April 1. All joke stylesContinueContinue Reading

40 ft. C120 Aspen being loaded in Florida

A Newsline Contribution by Scott Jennings My phone began ringing in the kitchen before I saw the boat, “Hey Scott, this is Larry – I’m out in front of your house sea trialing a new boat. Do you want to go for a ride?” Then came Larry’s big laugh. IContinueContinue Reading

As Soundings editor I need your help! Please write a short letter to Santa asking for something your boat wants or needs for next year’s cruising season. I’ll compile your letters into the next Soundings article: “Letters to Nautical Santa”.  Keep your letter short—5 sentences max—and email it to me (migael65@gmail.com) by FridayContinueContinue Reading

It shouldn’t be a surprise that many of us were able to enjoy cruising despite this summer’s Covid restrictions. Isn’t boating all about navigating changing conditions? We’re used to watching the weather, double-checking the anchor, wearing life jackets and following Rules of the Road.  Still, this summer was different. “OfContinueContinue Reading

Shanley Lett

Remembering Shanley Lett She pulled us together. Winter potluck or summer party, you’d be approached by a cheerful woman in a visor, camera in hand. “Wait, stop,” she’d say, gathering us closer for a photo or two. Now, at a time when we’re kept apart, memories of Shanley connect us.ContinueContinue Reading