CHRIS CASWELL has owned
more boats than he wants his wife
or his banker to know about. An
award-winning journalist for
decades, his book The Greatest
Sailing Stories Ever Told has set
new sales records. Chris has penned six other books on
boating, including Trailerable Sailboats and The Sailing
Fanatic: Timeless Reflections on Water, Wind, and Wave. He
can be seen on television nationwide as host of the
Marine Voyager series on the Speed Channel and has
appeared on Oprah as a guest expert. When not cruising
with his wife, Rhea, in Scotland, Thailand, or the islands
of the Caribbean, Chris parks his seabag in West Palm
JIM RAYCROFT, an award-
winning marine, lifestyle, and
location photographer, is never
far from the sea. Operating out
of studios in Boston and Ft.
Lauderdale, he has spent the last
quarter century shooting yachts, travel destinations,
exotic cars, and other glamorous subjects around the
world. Jim’s work appears regularly in national and
international features and ads. He has served as president
and on the board of the New England chapter of the
American Society of Media Photographers. Jim lives
aboard his 43-foot Albin trawler.
LENNY RUDOW is a freelance
writer based in Annapolis. He has
been a full-time writer and editor
in the marine field for more than
two decades and is the author of
five fishing books, including
Rudow’s Guide to Modern Jigging and Rudow’s Guide to
Rockfish (available at www.getgup.com). Lenny has
fished extensively across the nation and in every state
with a saltwater coast, for both work and pleasure.
In the article “Canada’s Northwest Passage: The Ultimate
Cool Cruise,” which appeared in the January/February
2011 issue, the following photographs were taken by
• The photo of Bagan at the top of page 85
• All photos on pages 86 and 87
• The photo on page 89
PRE-PURCHASE INSPECTION REPORT
ONE OF 115 OBSERVATIONS PROVIDED FOR THIS PRE-OWNED VESSEL.
Observation #43, one of over 100
for this Pre-Purchase Inspection.
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SDMC’s severity rating, indicating
the seriousness of this problem.
43. The fwd generator exhaust down angle is insufficient and may lead
to water migrating into the exhaust manifold and cylinders. Additionally,
the exhaust hose has been reduced. This is detrimental to the performance
and longevity of any engine or generator, particularly those that are
turbo-charged as this one is. For generator installation instructions see:
A failure of this hardware could lead to severe and costly damage to the
ABYC P- 1.
Corresponding photo numbers detailing the
problem, two of over 500 provided.
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