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October 2014

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26 If this hull could speak

From fame and glory to a life of crime and ruin, the 62-foot steel ketch Askoy II is poised to sail again

32 Boys in the Bahamas

Five young sailors and their parents discover the treasure
that is the Abacos

39 Bucket bums

A charter cruise goes upscale when this crew crashes the
St. Barths Bucket superyacht regatta

Boats & Gear 

60 Used Boat Notebook

Jeanneau Sunshine 38

62 Gear

Portable outboard engines

64 Boat Doctor

The right way to run a diesel and engine

65 Technique

How to start racing

67 Perry on Design

RM890, C&C 30, Friendship 36


7 For Openers

8 Full and By

Amid the quiet and the dark in the cathedral of the stars

10 On the Wind

Olympic sailing in the time of cholera puts athletes in jeopardy

12 Letters

14 Splashes

Wianno Seniors celebrate 100 years and multihull 

matchmaking leads to a BVI wedding flotilla

25 Nautical Library

The app that does (almost) everything

70 Launchings

New boat: Island Packet SP Cruiser Mk 2

71 The Wharf

Brokerage, charters and other sailing-related products and services