Steve Walburn

Steve Walburn

Steve Walburn is a US-based outdoor journalist and editor living in the sailing capital of North Carolina (Oriental, NC). He is an avid sailor who spends most free weekends exploring the coastal waters and beach camps near his home on Pamlico Sound. He sails a Philip Rhodes-designed 1978 O’Day Mariner centerboard sloop and is an active member of the Mariner Class Association.

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Grilling chicken outdoors on a boat.

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