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Good Jibes #137: Back to Paradise, Alone and Aground, and Crew Life (Latitude 38 Verbatim)

This week in Good Jibes, host Ryan Foland reads three articles from the April 2024 issue of Latitude 38 sailing magazine. Hear “Back to Paradise” by Warwick “Commodore” Tompkins and Latitude editor, J.R., “Alone and Aground — Don’t Give Up the Ship” by Noreen May Light, and “The Art of Crew Life” by Yosh Han.

Clockwise from top left: Nancy and Commodore Tompkins take a stroll in Flashgirl’s nesting dinghy; Yosh Han living the cruising life in Mexico; David Haight shares the joy of success with Windswept’s rescue team.
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This episode covers everything from kedging to baseball. Here’s a small sample of what you will hear:

  • Where are the Marquesas?
  • What’s the best boat engine?
  • Where can you get an AIS system?
  • How do you avoid hypothermia?
  • What’s a panga?
  • Where is the Salish Sea?
  • How do you sign up for the Latitude 38 Crew List?
  • What’s the best part of the Baja Ha-Ha?

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