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Blog Archive :: June 1, 2013 - June 30, 2013

The Summer Solstice and SUPERMOON !

June 20, 2013

  The Summer Solstice - The longest day of the year, arrives tomorrow, June 21, at exactly 1:04 am EDT. At that time the Northern Hemisphere of the Earth will reach it’s point of greatest inclination to the Sun.   Also known as Mid-Summer, the summer solstice is an important holiday in much of the Northern Hemisphere, and was very important to many ancient cultures. Long associated with…Read More

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The Summer Solstice and SUPERMOON !

June 20, 2013

  The Summer Solstice - The longest day of the year, arrives tomorrow, June 21, at exactly 1:04 am EDT. At that time the Northern Hemisphere of the Earth will reach it’s point of greatest inclination to the Sun.   Also known as Mid-Summer, the summer solstice is an important holiday in much of the Northern Hemisphere, and was very important to many ancient cultures. Long associated with…Read More

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Is Renaming a Boat Unlucky ?

June 20, 2013

  Can it be done without a ceremony ?   Will the lords and gods of Sea and Wind be offended ?    We try to answer those questions. A quick Google search turns up 83,900 results in 0.29 seconds and a Bing search, 193,000 results, so the answer must be yes…   Here’s some of what we found:    Remember, everything you read on the internet is true, right…Read More

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Boating Safety - Fenders and Docklines

June 13, 2013

  Notice:  NOT Bumpers or Ropes !  Bumpers are for dinghies and strollers and a dockline (or any line on a boat) stopped being a "rope" the minute you walked out of the store. Seriously, walking the docks you can see a vast array of fenders and various docklines ranging from mermaid fenders, "hole on each end" spherical and "line through the middle" fenders along with docklines which…Read More

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