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December 2017
21 Cures for the Winter Blues
Whether winter cruising or living aboard, these tips will help! By Irene Panke Hopkins
24 ‘Twas the Storm Before Christmas Can a blustery holiday be saved?
By Joe Cline
25 When Cruising Means NOT Cruising
What life is like with your home on the hard, by choice and by force. By Becca Guillote
27 Artist’s View - Secrets of the Salish Sea Black Brant: North America’s most northerly goose. By Larry Eifert
28 Ask the Surveyor:
Fire Extinguishers: Where, why, and how many? By Tom Averna
30 Galley Essentials with Amanda
One of the PNW’s most unique holiday celebrations. By Amanda Swan Neal
32 Lessons Learned While Cruising Love Me, Tender: A dinghy deep-dive.
By Jamie and Behan Gifford
34 Hendersons on Henderson Island
Exploring the beautiful, lonely shores of the Pitcairn Islands. By Michele Rogalin Henderson
36 How-To: Leave Your Boat Safely for the Holidays Tying up and tying down, come back to your vessel the way you left it. By Alex and Jack Wilken
38 48° North Race Report
Round the County, SYC Grand Prix, STYC Fall Regatta and Race Your House, Pumpkin Regatta, and more.
DEPARTMENTS Editorial 6 Letters 8 Calendar 12 Lowtide 13 In the Biz 16 Crossword 18
Trivia 18 Books 19 Product News 20 Classified Ads 48 Brokerage/Listings 54 Index to Advertisers 62
December 2017
This month’s cover, “Night Has Come,” is by Alan Giana. To see more of his work, visit

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