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Current issue highlights: Quest, an Irwin 32 feature boat, Irwin 32 comparison by Rob Mazza, West Wight Potter 19 review, Pearson 365 ketch review, Finisterre looks back.

Speaking seriously: Wiring Terminals10, An engine with a fever, G-10 steps up, A tiller-friendly cockpit table, Anchoring when solo, part 1, Dinghy power hoist, Shower power, An inlaid table, Renewing the headliner.

Lighter Fare: All overboard, Our readers' boat photos, Knotmeter conundrum, Reflections: Yearning for the ocean blue, Simple solutions: Boat-bike saddlebags, Quick and Easys: Securing solar deck lights and Silence those halyards, The view from here: Blue and yellow.

What's New At Good Old Boat

Did we mention
New Zealand yet?

Cruise New Zealand

Karen and Jerry have returned from a terrific trip to New Zealand in which they chartered a Beneteau Oceanis 405 for 10 days in the Bay of Islands. Their blog tells all about it: https://goodoldboat.wordpress.com/. Come share the journey with them.

Brand New ebook

Days and Ways to Celebrate 2015

Marcie Connelly Lynn has published her second ebook on the Good Old Boat downloads site: AudioSeaStories.com. Called 365 Days of Celebrations, Marcie knows every day is a reason to celebrate and she tells you how. Her new book, downloadable in PDF format, is available for $2.99 along with two more ebooks she and husband David have written: Nine of Cups Guide to Anchors and Anchoring by David Lynn and Nine of Cups Caribbean Stories by Marcie.

Anchors and Anchoring ebook

Download David's Anchoring book while you're there. He and Marcie have learned much about anchoring in the 14 years they've spent wandering the world under sail. Along the way they've talked to other cruisers, voyagers, yachties, and fishermen about their anchoring techniques and are sharing that accumulated wisdom in their second downloadable eBook.

Launched, christened,
and celebrated!

Sunflower launched

Good Old Boat subscribers and crew had a gala weekend surrounding the launch of the editors' 11-year refit of a Mega 30. More details here.

Facebook Following Grows!

Good Old Boat has more than 4,000 Facebook friends, fans, and followers … and the list is growing every day. Thanks for "liking us," as they say!

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Blue and yellow

Tom Wells, Troubador

Tom Wells can't help writing and singing songs about sailing. The song he wrote for the editors about their two-boat dilemma (or is it a blessing?) is a particular favorite of ours. Karen writes about the song in her March 2015 editorial, The View From Here. Listen to the song for yourself. You may identify with her mixed feelings when she says this song always makes her cry.

Sail into Spring

New Logo Ball Cap

As the seasons change, so should your sailing wardrobe. Zip up a new Good Old Boat logo zip-front hooded sweatshirt in red, royal blue, or black for just $45 and sail when the spring breezes bite.

Have you seen our T-shirts?

Maroon GOB logo

To the Big Logo T-shirt line we've added a Maroon short-sleeved shirt and a Gray Heather one as well. There's a Navy Big Logo T-shirt with a front pocket as well. People will catch the message on these . . . loud and clear with the big logo on the back! To order any of these T-shirts, or our logo ball cap, denim shirt, and sweatshirt, please visit our online Books and Gear page.

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Digital subscriptions

You asked for it! Good Old Boat is available as a digital subscription. Have it your way: paper subscription or digital subscription.

We also have individual copies (paper or digital) available. Back issues too (single copies or by the year)! That pretty much covers the waterfront, we think. And speaking of the waterfront, let's all go sailing!

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