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Best Boat Quotes

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Your Pig Pictures

Top Five Boat Books

Top Five Boat Books

Marine Trivia

Marine Trivia
Southern Boating is your source for all things boating and marine. As any well-salted cruiser will tell you, the seas are full of fun facts, miscellaneous trivia and interesting ephemera. As the saying goes, the captain cannot be concerned with the minutiae of shipboard frivolities. But we can. Check back often for more Marine Trivia.
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QUIZ: Are you a safe boater?

It's Safe Boating Week! Are you a safe boater? Find out with our Safe Boating Quiz. We all know that what looks like a perfect...
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Common Nautical Phrases

Do you know the origins behind common phrases like ‘cup of Joe’? What about ‘as the crow flies’? ‘Shake a leg’? It may come as surprise...
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Fascinated by Tall Ships? Get Onboard!

Big, beautiful and majestic, there’s far more to Tall Ships than meets the eye. I know exactly when I first fell in love with tall...
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10 Facts about the Caribbean

The Caribbean is full of fascinating islands. Cruising the seas in the Caribbean is a unique multicultural experience. From Cuba to Caicos and beyond, the Caribbean is...
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How Deep is the Ocean?

Just how deep is the ocean? Deep. The ocean contains 95% of living space on the planet but is woefully under-explored. This remains true despite the vital functions...

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