When Paul and Chrissy Kaplan first saw Santana in 1997, the 63-foot schooner barely resembled the proud vessel that Humphrey Bogart once called his own.
For centuries the islands of the Mediterranean Sea, once the playgrounds of heroes and gods, have drawn seafarers following in the wake of Odysseus, eager to visit the shrines of Apollo that rise
“I am like an alcoholic who cannot put his bottle out of his life. With me I cannot not sail.” —E.B. White
For Gary Epstein, the once-pleasurable pastime of boating aboard his 50-foot Hatteras and 39-foot Tiara sport cruiser had become an annoyance.
The early-fall sun rises over Portovenere, a small town south of La Spezia on Italy’s western coast, and reflections of red, pink, and yellow buildings reach across the water and up the dark blue
Marcel Shears, director of Australian boat maker Cabriolet Royale, recently received a phone call from a customer in St.