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Editorial: In This Issue By Steve Morrell Letters to the Editor Southern Regional Monthly Weather and Water Temperatures Calendar — Upcoming Events in the Southeast (Non-Race) Racing News: News; Race Instruction, National, International and Regattas in the Southeast Short Tacks: Sailing News from Around the South and the World of Sailing Florida FWC Hurricane Irma Boat Removal Update What You Need to Know About Your DSC-VHF Radio When Buying or Selling a Boat From BoatUS St. Petersburg Boat Show and Seminars Book Review: Chasing the Cup by Jimmy Spithill By Steve Morrell Boatowner’s Boat Review: 2007 45-Foot Privilège Catamaran By Julia Inman US Navy Rescues Two Sailors Adrift at Sea in the Western Pacific Five Months From U.S. Navy Bahamas by MailBoat By Fred Braman The Plastic Sea By Dan Dickison Church Youth Sailing Programs By Jabbo Gordon A Sailor’s Lament at a Failed Attempt! By Fred Braman Supreme Court Rejects Florida Man’s Houseboat Appeal – Wins Landmark Case but Loses Compensation By Steve Morrell Southern Race Report Southern Regional Racing Calendar A Unique Way to Travel: Onboard Vacation By Jack Mooney Southern Sailing Schools Section Marine Marketplace Southern Marinas and Boatyards Boat Brokerage Section Classifieds Alphabetical Index of Advertisers Advertisers’ List by Category

Bahamas by MailBoat. Page 52. Photo by Dave Blake Photography.

45-Foot Privilège Catamaran Boat Review. Page 44. Photo by Julia Inman. COVER PHOTO: Anna Millbourn and crew of Sarasota Youth Sailing onboard their Falcon F16 in windy conditions in the Buzzelli Multihull Regatta in Sarasota, FL, in October. Photo by Jesse Brunsvold.

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A free, printed sailing magazine reporting on sailing in the southeast U.S: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Missi...

Southwinds December 2017  

A free, printed sailing magazine reporting on sailing in the southeast U.S: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Missi...