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Mercury Debuts Boating Lifestyle Blog

Mercury Debuts Boating Lifestyle Blog


Avid boaters can now get their fill of boating tips, tricks and stories. Mercury Marine has launched, a blog focused on the boating lifestyle via educational and entertaining stories, videos and photos. Content is divided into several topic areas, such as: On the Water, a s.... Read More

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Koziuras on the <em>Begonia</em>

Koziuras on the Begonia

Atlantic Ocean

Karla loved Île-à-Vache, Haiti and seeing Cuba before its tourism surges. Sebastián fondly remembers arriving at the beautiful Port of Horta in the Azores after a few long weeks of sailing. The kids enjoyed the many sounds and smells of Rabat and Marrakesh in Morocco. The time spent winding through the small villages of Africa — Senegal, Gambia and Cape Verde — were unforgettable, according to the Koziura family. Even though they’ve been back for more than four years, the Koziuras still have a hard time narrowing down their list of favorite ports and adventures from an epic transatlantic sailing trip they began in 2010. The 18-month journey took the Koziuras — Karla and Sebastián, plus their kids Sofia and Benjie — to 21 different countries and over 13,000 nautical miles, introducing them to new people, places and cultures. Lakeland Boating caught up with Sebastián and Karla at Frio Gelato — the small Argentinian gelato store the couple opened in Evanston, Illinois after their return — to learn more about their trip and recommendations for other boaters who dream of going on a long-term cruise......

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