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396 years ago, the Pilgrims were exploring Cape Cod in search of a settling place. Their most useful tool was the Shallop.

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mayflower compact, mayflower pilgrims -

Greeting Sailors! Not only is today Veteran's Day, and I am so grateful to those who have served, but it is also the day in 1620 that the Pilgrims anchored in Provincetown Harbor, drew up and signed the Mayflower Compact, our first body politic.  

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Here is a TV stream from World on Water.  Updated Every Friday! "World on Water" Sailing TV News, the world's most watched weekly sailing TV news show. This week:  "World on Water" January 27.17 Global Sailing News TV. Armel Le Cleac'h wins the Vendee Globe, Alex Thomson Hugo Boss comes a close second and the trio of John-Pierre Dick, Yann Elies and Jean Le Cam all came home within sight of each other. Francis Joyon Jules Verne Trophy attempt, 52 Super Series Key West and in Geelong the Festival Of Sails.  In this week's WoW the WINNER of the 2016-17 Vendee Globe is:...

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sailfish boat, sailing app -

The very first sailboat I had was something I resurrected with my stepfather.  He was a master house painter and one of his clients had a homemade wooden Sailfish type boat (which is pictured) and offered it to him.  He brought it home!  I was 13 or so. and pysched! This boat needed some work, so we fiber glassed the whole thing and painted it white with green nautical markings.  We found rigging for $100 used.  As soon as I could I went out sailing in it.  It was very heavy, so I kept it on a mooring near shore....

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 Crazy, courageous, or something else, teens are casting off on a global sailing adventure. With the circumstance of Abby Sunderland, teen world circumnavigation is getting lots of press. But this is not something new with the likes of Robin Lee Graham, who as a teenager set out to sail around the world alone, of 1965, and Tania Aebi who embarked on the same venture at 18 years of age in May, 1985. Both achieved their goals and have excellent books (“Dove”, Graham), (“Maiden Voyage”, Abei) of their story.  I particularly was caught up in Robin’s voyage as I was a teen as well and was...

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