After 20 days at sea, as the sky brightened, we could make out the outline of an island on the … Continue reading Hiva Oa
Here at six degrees south latitude, without access to Google, I am loathe to use famous quotations without first identifying … Continue reading Squid Row
Our second night out, the wind quit and we started motoring. The forecast was for more of the same, and … Continue reading Update from the Equator
Never fly your spinnaker at night. Wise words, that we ignored at our own peril. Continue reading “Never Fly Your Spinnaker at Night”
Fish on – When crossing the Pacific ocean, it took us a day and a half of fishing before we caught our first tuna. Continue reading Fish On!
One of the high points of each day on board “Nor’easter” is the ritual of sending out requests via Sail … Continue reading March 7, 2019: Day 4 – In the Groove
I fell asleep my last night on land before setting off across the Pacific to a band playing “Brandy” by Looking Glass drifting through the crisp California air. Continue reading Brandy
We started the circumnavigation sailing from Newport Beach to San Diego, surrounded by dense fog, Bob Marley’s “No Woman, No Cry” blared through our Bose speakers. Leg one was underway. Continue reading Sailing from Newport Beach to San Diego
This is the comment I have heard most frequently since my son, Travis, and I hatched the plan to truck … Continue reading Are you f#@^%@$ Crazy?