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SEAMANSHIP QUIZ - October 2013

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On the rocks

The 138-foot Dutch training ship Astrid awaited salvage in August after running hard aground off Kinsale, Ireland. She was driven onto rocks by high winds and seas after the engine gave out. All 30 crewmembers were saved.

October 2013 issue


Chris-Craft’s retro runabout

Chris-Craft pulled the cover off its new 21 Capri this summer — a throwback to the original, with a tumblehome transom and bow with a stainless steel covering.

“With this boat we are connecting with the origins of the company,” says Nick Karpuck, marketing coordinator for Chris-Craft, referring to the 21 Capris of the 1950s and ’60s.



Lone Survivor

Oil painting by Joseph McGurl

Joseph McGurl has been called “one of the most gifted contemporary artists” of the American landscape school. His style has been compared to the 19th century illuminists, but with a thoroughly modern approach to style and subject.



‘Son, if you go out in that ocean, you’re going to die’

Running Free begins her 700-mile odyssey, as seen from the tanker that recsued Heldenbrand.Two months after a 36-foot 1970s-vintage sailboat was abandoned 550 miles off South Carolina, the ketch wound up on a beach on Martha’s Vineyard, Mass.



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