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2019 Pangaea Exploration Sked is Posted!

by ShanaCruz50 on 11-25-2018 at 10:28 PM
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In August, I had the chance to tour Pangaea Exploration's Sea Dragon, a Challenge 72 (formerly Barclays Adventurer / CB37) that was berthed in Sausalito before ending the 2018 expedition season in San Diego. The yacht layout is similar to a Clipper 68 but was built to sail around the world upwind, is made of steel, and weighs over 50 tons. On board were Eric Loss, skipper, and Shanley McEntree, first mate, who have an impressive amount of miles under

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Forget the Onions, This was the Thrash to the Pumpkin Patch!!!

by ShanaCruz50 on 07-01-2015 at 09:31 AM
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While the amount of wind varied by the forecast, the wind was definitely going to come from the south. As excited as I was to be back on board Big D (aka Love Rollercoaster) after a month of land-yachting in Baja, I was dreading a lumpy ride from hell (in a BIG bucket) to HMB. What kind of race is it if you can't fly a kite?

We headed out the G8 in 13-15 knots of breeze. The wind was supposed to die outside, but it didn't. We actually

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