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Keep up with the Andersons Abroad — a family of four taking part in the Sail Alaska Trip this year!

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July 5th, 2017

As has become our custom, we motored out of our anchorage pretty early, departing Kumealon and headed northbound for a long day, partially crossing Dixon Entrance while the weather was expected to be calm.   It started out cool and cloudy in the morning, clearing up by the end of the day, a common theme lately.

Once at Dundas Island, we slowed down and did a small amount of fruitless fishing outside Brundige Inlet before we entered the inlet for the night. Entering Brundige we snaked through a tight passage to find the other boats anchored in a very pretty and calm bay with a shallow mud bottom—seemingly perfect. Unfortunately, several crews found that the whole place is infested with biting flies. Several crew were attacked on land when they took their dogs and a few of them had swollen ankles, hands, fingers, and/or eyes as a result. Devon barely made it back into the closed cockpit to spare herself after dropping the anchor. We kept the cockpit enclosed completely and stayed on the boat the rest of the night. Devon played piano in the cockpit after dinner and we went to bed, preparing for the LONG motoring day to Ketchikan the next day. The fleet joke for Brundige was that the reason no one saw any signs of animals on shore was because the bugs ate them all. I realize now that I don’t have even a single photo of Brundige. Oh well.

s/v Mobert’s verdict on Brundige Bay: Beautiful, but not worth the bugs. 

Read the whole article here

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Yacht Brokers Wanted

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We have openings on our professional sales team in our Marina del Rey office. Knowledge of sailboats or powerboats, a positive personality, good organizational skills and strong work ethic are required. Previous sales experience is helpful. This position offers realistic SIX FIGURE INCOME potential.

  • The opportunity to sell both new and brokerage boats from top brands.
  • Top commission-based compensation program;
  • Ongoing training on new models and technologies;
  • Enjoyable and professional work environment.

For a strictly confidential discussion of sales opportunities with Cruising Yachts, contact info@cruisingyachts.net or call Ian Van Tuyl in the San Diego office.

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Latest Advertised Specials & Listings

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Save the Date – Jeanneau Rendezvous July 27 at Catalina Island

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Enjoy a fun weekend with fellow Jeanneau owners and dinner is on us!

Join us for the Jeanneau Rendezvous Dinner on July 27th at the Blue Water Grill in Avalon.

Join us for a weekend of fun, sailing, cruising, good food and great  company. More details to come soon. Please RSVP if you plan on attending.

 

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A Grand Yacht Makes a Grand Entrance

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Located just a stones throw from the Miami mainland, sits tiny Brickell Key, home to the luxurious Mandarin Oriental Hotel where, with the Miami skyline as her backdrop, the Jeanneau 51 made her official debut.
“It’s not everyday we have the opportunity to introduce such a grand yacht as the new Jeanneau 51,” said Nick Harvey, President of Jeanneau America, “and even more rare that we do so in such an elegant venue as the Mandarin Oriental in downtown Miami.”

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The First Jeanneau 64 Arrives in California

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Over the past 20 years, California has seen more than its fair share of large Jeanneaus sailing her shores from the Jeanneau 52.2 to the Jeanneau 54DS to the Jeanneau 58. Today however, we’re excited to welcome a new girl to town, a Jeanneau 64 by the name of IMAGINE.

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