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Local History: The Battle of Falmouth

(Excerpted from http://wickedyankee.blogspot.com 10/25/11) When you think of the sites of significant battles in the history of our country, you probably don’t generally think of Cape Cod. In fact, for most of the extensive history of warfare in this country, Cape Cod has been spared. Certainly the citizens of Cape... Continue reading
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Mast Up or Mast Down Winter Storage? Our Tips.

Our recommendation: Remove the mast every three years unless circumstances require more frequent mast-down storage. Mast-up storage can save many hours in dismantling and reassembling rigging and electrical wiring. Since mast-up storage is quicker and a lot less work, total annual hauling and storage expenses are usually somewhat less compared... Continue reading
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Tips on Understanding Channel Markers

You probably know “Red Right Return” as a basic rule of navigation, but there are more than a hundred different navigation marker variations in U.S. waterways. Here is a rundown on the most common aids in all navigable waterways except Western rivers. Learn to identify them on the chart and... Continue reading