Learn to Sail

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Maintain Your Boat

Best Marine GPS Chartplotter: My top pick for 2020

If you're looking for a simple Marine GPS chartplotter, made by a reliable brand, and want a good deal as well, there's an easy answer. In this article, I'll

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Costs of Sailing

Average Cost of Buying & Owning a Sailboat (With 4 Examples)

Turns out that owning a boat is pretty affordable. OK, it isn't cheap, but it can absolutely be done on a budget. In this article, I'll show you what to

By Shawn Buckles Sailing Guides
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