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Everything You Need to Know About the Yacht Week

Quia Querisma | Posted 07.23.2014 | Travel
Quia Querisma

It's safe to assume one swimsuit and one outfit per day, with the option of repeating shorts with different tops. I can't say it enough -- a suitcase will be the bane of your existence in your cabin.

Bonaire: Fantasy Island, For Real!

Victor Dorff | Posted 07.09.2014 | Travel
Victor Dorff

For most visitors, a trip to the Caribbean island of Bonaire is all about the diving, but the culture Bonaire is building - both in and out of the water - deserves some attention, too.

Blind Sailor Successfully Sails From Mexico To Hawaii, Crashes On Reef Upon Arrival

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 05.25.2014 | Crime

John Berg, a legally blind sailor, completed an impressive 20-day voyage from the shores of Mexico all the way to the waters of Hawaii only to run int...

Alena Hall

She Was Living Life As A 'Money-Making Machine.' Now She Lives On A Sailboat.

HuffingtonPost.com | Alena Hall | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living

Cheryl Grant spent decades of her life working herself into the ground, thinking that overtime pay would bring her the security and fulfillment she cr...

Think You Can Solve the World's Problems? Don't Bother, I've Done It For You

Tammy Bleck | Posted 06.29.2014 | Fifty
Tammy Bleck

Do aliens exist? Of course they do! Does anyone out there really think that we are the only intelligent (questionable) life in the universe? Besides, how else could we explain Kim Kardashian and Gary Busey? Hello?

62 Reasons to Love the Cup

Christopher Caen | Posted 06.24.2014 | San Francisco
Christopher Caen

You may not know it from the cricket chorus bursting forth from City Hall, but things are moving along smartly to finalize the plans for the next edition of the America's Cup.

Sorry, SF: Larry Ellison Favors Hawaii For Next America's Cup

AP | BERNIE WILSON | Posted 03.10.2014 | Sports

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Software billionaire Larry Ellison says in a book excerpt that he'd like to have the next America's Cup in Hawaii, although his sai...

An Adriatic Island Adventure, by Sail or Cycle

Richard Powell | Posted 05.05.2014 | Travel
Richard Powell

As I splashed about, taking in Zadar across the channel, and my new little island paradise off the beach, I vowed I would be back again next summer.

S. O. S.

Ron Nikkel | Posted 03.22.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Ron Nikkel

Help, I need somebody Help, not just anybody Help, you know I need someone, help But now these days are gone, I'm not so self assured Now I find I've ...

10 Of The Best Retirement Spots -- And You'll Never Guess What State They're In

Moira McGarvey | Posted 04.27.2014 | Fifty
Moira McGarvey

When many of us think of retirement locations, we think of warm balmy breezes and palm trees, or the hot craggy terrain of the Southwest. But some people, especially those who have spent their lives in New England, opt to find a little piece of heaven right there. People actually do retire in Maine, although many have an escape plan for January and February for someplace to warm their toes.

Preparation for Safe Passage: Following the Pharos

j.frede | Posted 02.11.2014 | Arts
j.frede

The first time I saw the ocean I couldn't speak a word. It was in San Francisco and a storm had just let up. The waves were double headers, but to me they seemed thirty feet high. All I could think was how little we matter, followed by these have NEVER stopped moving, not for a second.

The Life Out Loud: Conquering Fear on the High Seas

MeiMei Fox | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
MeiMei Fox

When I first heard about Torre DeRoche's memoir, Love with a Chance of Drowning, I thought, "This woman is totally insane." My perspective didn't change much as I read the book. But my respect for Torre as a human being increased with each chapter.

The Amazing Adventure I Took With My Husband

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

As a spouse, it's important to remain open-minded when it comes to the ideas and suggestions posed by your partner. And so when my husband suggested we take a sailing course called 'Cruising,' I forced my face to assume a pleasant facade until he finished the pitch.

America's Cup

Peter Neill | Posted 12.23.2013 | Green
Peter Neill

The ocean is a spectacular place for teaching and learning. Sea experience has formed the bodies, skills, values, and lives of young people for all time the world over.

It's Not Over Until the Last Over

Cheryl Pearl Sucher | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Cheryl Pearl Sucher

Most New Zealanders, as most Americans it seems, were at first barely interested in the America's Cup regatta which was held for the first time in the Cup's 162-year history in San Francisco Harbor beneath the glorious backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Racing on the Bay: An America's Cup Sailor Ahead of His Time

Tim Wendel | Posted 11.26.2013 | Sports
Tim Wendel

When Oracle Team USA crossed the finish line on Wednesday, culminating the most improbable comeback in America's Cup yachting history, somewhere Tom Blackaller had to be smiling.

Secrets Of A Yacht Hand

Posted 09.25.2013 | Travel

Julie Perry had the uncommon job of being a yacht stewardess on boats across the world for roughly three years, sailing everywhere from the Mediterran...

The Rise of the Adventure Honeymoon

Jane Anderson | Posted 11.22.2013 | Travel
Jane Anderson

There was a time when honeymoon couples were happy with a room on a beach and thick curtains. Now couples are demanding so much more, with many embarking on adrenalin-packed adventures.

Toronto: Dining and Daytrippin' Around the International Film Festival

Dwight Brown | Posted 09.19.2013 | Travel
Dwight Brown

Thousand of film lovers travel to Toronto every year to witness the latest crop of Oscar®-caliber films at the Toronto International Film Festival. In between screening compelling dramas attendees find time to eat at trendy restaurants, sightsee and reside in conveniently located hotels.

Beyond America's Cup: Sailing in New Zealand

Melanie Nayer | Posted 11.19.2013 | Travel
Melanie Nayer

San Francisco is playing host to the world's most prestigious sailing competition, the 34th America's Cup. New Zealand, the only country represented officially as a partner in an America's Cup racing team, created a series of activities to celebrate their nation, and the Kiwi way of life, while on shore.

6 Unorthodox Reasons to Attend America's Cup in San Francisco

Lanee Lee | Posted 11.10.2013 | Travel
Lanee Lee

Since I'm not particularly into the art of sailing, when I went during the Louis Vuitton's Cup (preliminary races), I discovered plenty of other entertaining aspects. Here are six quirky reasons to head to San Francisco to watch an America's Cup race.

Best and Worst of the America's Cup So Far

Divina Infusino | Posted 09.06.2013 | San Francisco
Divina Infusino

With the final races of the America's Cup set to begin on Sept. 7 between Oracle Team USA and Emirates Team New Zealand, now is a good time to assess what has worked and what hasn't during the troubled "summer of sailing' that started the July 4 weekend on the San Francisco Bay.

Rooms with a View - Catch America's Cup Action at these San Francisco Hotels

Room 77 | Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel
Room 77

This year's America's Cup, held in San Francisco, is the epitome of boat races that harkens back to the 1800's -- making it the oldest trophy in American sports. These hotels offer some of the best views of the race, so you can take in the event in style.

Five Must Do Adventures in Latin America (PHOTOS)

Minh Chau | Posted 10.19.2013 | Travel
Minh Chau

Forget about sitting on a beach chair somewhere in the tropics. Bring out the adventurer in you and experience Latin America in a way that few other travelers do. Here are five ways to explore Latin America that will leave you wondering why you've waited so long.

Lot's Wife, Noah's Ark and Rogues Gallery: Sea Music Recordings

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 09.30.2013 | Arts
Stephen D. Winick

There's a thriving scene for historical and contemporary sea music, with festivals all over. Here in the U.S., the premiere festival is at Mystic Seaport in Connecticut, and last month my band Ocean Celtic was lucky enough to play there and meet many of the great sea music performers.