ShAre Your STorM STorieS— enTer To Win!
Who doesn’t love a good storm story? While none of us necessarily want to be in heavy weather and in peril, sometimes it comes with the territory. If you’re reading this, you’ve survived whatever the sea has thrown at you. In this issue, John Rousmaniere, author of the classics “Fastnet, Force 10” and “The Annapolis Book of Seamanship,” shares a few of his stories of scary blows. We’re wondering if you have a story or two to share.
Send them to us at email@example.com and we’ll post them on our website. Keep them under 1,000 words, including embellishments. Send photos if you have them. The top three stories, as determined by our staff, win a free three-year
Yachts International magazine. Entry deadline: July 1. Maybe you have some GoPro video of heavy weather at sea. The legendary writer and filmmaker Alan Villiers, chronicler of the waning days of sailing ships, produced some of the hairiest footage ever shot, rounding Cape Horn in storms. He hauled his cameras into the rigging while the ships he sailed battled huge waves and wild winds. Your video may not be as dramatic as his, but we’d love to have a look and share yours on our website. Send a video link to firstname.lastname@example.org. The top three videos, as determined by our staff, win a free
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