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Tips for Sailing in Hawaii - Quantum Sails

Hawaii is a destination sail for any serious racer or cruiser contemplating a Pacific crossing. Whether you’re planning a few weeks of cruising after finishing the Pacific Cup, or visiting the islands on your way to the South Pacific, here’s what you need to know about sailing in Hawaii.

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An Efficient, Modern Masterpiece with All the Traditional Comforts of Home

European Cabinets & Design Studios provided custom cabinetry for the kitchen, master bathroom, and guesthouse, a custom library, master bath vanity, boutique closet, laundry room, and dramatic central staircase for this Monte Sereno home renovation.

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A Modern Kitchen in a Rustic Colorado Mountain Town

One regular customer calls her new Telluride condo “Palo Alto 2.0.”

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Modern Design Brings Sex Appeal to East Bay Real Estate

This Beverly Hills-style home in the hills of Lafayette, CA, designed by award-winning architect Steven Kubitschek features panoramic views of Mt. Diablo and an expansive Italian kitchen.

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Everything You Need to Know About Bathroom Design

Whether you’re working with a contractor or doing it yourself, our step-by-step guide to planning, designing, and building your new bathroom will save you time, money, and hassle.

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Modern Italian Designers You Need to Know

From functional to fantastic, Italy’s designers continue to exert influence and draw attention.

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Restored Midcentury Modern Home Wins Design Excellence Award

Two kitchens featuring cabinets from European Cabinets & Design Studios were recognized in the ASID CA Peninsula Chapter’s Design Excellence Award competition.

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Randal Ford and Give Me a Heart

Randal Ford says Donate Life America’s Give Me a Heart campaign isn’t the first pro bono project he’s ever done, but it is certainly the most significant both in size and the campaign’s end goal; to help get hearts for the more than 4,000 Americans on the donor list.

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Advice from a 91-Year-Old Sailor: You’ve Got to Keep On Keeping On - Quantum Sails

Jim Boren bought himself a Hunter 30 for his 90th birthday. Now he’s 91, the boat has a new bottom, a new set of sails, and his over-60 crew has been cleaning up in the Wednesday night races.

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The Great Inflatable PFD Debate: Manual vs. Automatic

Safety at Sea instructor Paul Cunningham helps us to understand the differences between inflatable PFDs, and the pros and cons of manual and auto inflate models.

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How to Use Improv to Create a Fun, More Productive Workplace

The simple phrase “Yes, and,” is at the core of improv, but it can also foster better collaboration at work.

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12 Must-Have Features for Every Modern Master Bathroom

Your master bathroom should be more than just a place to shower before work; it should be your very own sanctuary to relax and unwind.

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Forbes names 10 best health tech companies, half are from Israel

From a battery-powered set of legs, to mobile app to connect diabetes patients, Israel is leading the global health technology industry....

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How To Build Camaraderie in the Workplace

A former NBA All-Star shares team-building strategies for your small business team.

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Hiring Employees: When to Hire for Personality Over Skill

You can teach many skills, but you can’t always improve an attitude.