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CAPT. JOHN CAMPBELL

Title: Eagle columnist

About CAPT. JOHN CAMPBELL

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Position History

  • Eagle columnist
    08/06/2008 - current

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Recent Work

  • Seaworthy: Ethanol and more Published 08/06/2009 at 7:43 p.m.

    By now I am sure you have read about or experienced or know a guy who knows a guy who heard about a guy whose boat suffered aggravating expensive damage as a result of using ethanol laced fuel.

  • Seaworthy: Money and boat motors Published 07/30/2009 at 8:57 p.m.

    This last year I have seen an increase in the number of boat owners electing to do major repairs to their boat engines or even replace their boat engines in lieu of buying a new boat.

  • Seaworthy: Sailing for pay? A real breeze Published 07/23/2009 at 7:47 p.m.

    I went sailing recently. OK, I’ll admit it; I was paid to go sailing. I was hired to drive a nice mid-sized cruiser class sloop during sea trials for a perspective buyer.

  • Seaworthy: What will you buy? Comparing boats Published 07/09/2009 at 8:04 p.m.

    While gathered around the watering hole or lurking about online chat rooms, you may hear people spouting the virtues or failings of one boat brand over another. Generally these people have some brand loyalty or are justifying a purchase, be ...

  • Seaworthy: Summer is here, and that means hurricane season Published 06/18/2009 at 7:10 p.m.

    This summer is already very warm — even hot. Maybe it’s just me getting older, but I don’t remember a summer quite this hot this early in many years.

  • Seaworthy: Dust off the skis - Water sports are reborn Published 06/04/2009 at 8:22 p.m. 1 Comment

    Change is upon us, and a fad has once again come full circle. Water sports are back and in a big way. Wake boats and water sports are emerging as the fastest growing boating demographic in this slow economy.

  • Seaworthy: Life and boats - It’s all cyclic Published 05/21/2009 at 8:05 p.m.

    Did you ever notice how life in general is cyclic? All things seem to happen in patterns. Perhaps that is where the old saying “all things come in threes” evolved.

  • Seaworthy: Managing moisture on your boat Published 04/30/2009 at 7:38 p.m.

    Boats are interesting in the fact that they seem to keep water in, even better than keeping it out.

  • Seaworthy: Hell is cold and wet, part III Published 04/09/2009 at 8:13 p.m.

    This is the third installment of passages from my log of a North Atlantic Ocean crossing I undertook at the tender age of 24.

  • Seaworthy: Hell is cold and wet, part II Published 04/02/2009 at 9:18 p.m.

    This is the second installment of passages from my log of a North Atlantic Ocean crossing I undertook at the tender age of 24

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