Charles Doane

A Daysail With Reid Stowe
  Twas about 6 a.m. yesterday when we aboard the good ship Avocation arrived at Sandy Hook and found Reid Stowe aboard the schooner Anne getting ready to hoist anchor and head up the bay to Manhattan for his big homecoming. ...
COMPREHENDING REID STOWE: Crucified on the Internet
For marathon sailor Reid Stowe, as for many of us, the Internet is very much a two-edged sword. In Reid's case, it has on the one hand allowed him to document and verify his record-breaking 1,000-day voyage to the world ...
ABBY SUNDERLAND: Three-Ring Circus
  If I wanted to I could now blog about this almost hourly and seem relevant, but really I have better things to do with my time. Abby's rescue in the Southern Ocean has unleashed a firestorm of publicity and commentary, ...
ABBY SUNDERLAND: Gone Fishing
  Abby has been taken off Wild Eyes and is now aboard F/V Ile De La Reunion. The Australian Maritime Safety Authority has released the following statement: The rescue of 16 year old US solo sailor, Abby Sunderland, from the yacht Wild ...
ABBY SUNDERLAND: Alive and Well (Updated)
  Excellent news! An Australian search plane launched from Perth early today has located and established contact with Abby. As you can see in this photo, the rig on Wild Eyes is down, but the hull is afloat and upright, and ...
ABBY SUNDERLAND: Lost at Sea
  This really, really sucks. Teen circumnavigator Abby Sunderland is in serious trouble deep in the Southern Ocean well east of Madagascar. Reportedly her shore team lost sat-phone contact with her very early this morning when they were helping ...
WEATHER RULES: Still Stuck in Bermuda
  That ugly thing you see here labelled GALE, right under New England, is why I decided to abort my attempt to bring Lunacy home from Bermuda this week. Back when I lived on the boat I was cruising this wouldn't ...
TARTAN 27: Classic Pocket Cruiser
The Tartan 27 is sometimes hailed as the first fiberglass boat ever to be designed by Sparkman & Stephens. This, however, is not quite accurate, as a few years prior to its creation S&S designed a similar, but slightly ...
FISH SEX: Guys Beware
Sorry, folks. I couldn't help myself. To see the rest of this sordid tale, click here. Remember the angler fish in Finding Nemo? I'm really glad now that Marlin and Dory did such a good job of humiliating it. Many thanks to the ...
COMPREHENDING REID STOWE: His Various Purposes
Preparations for the return of marathon solo sailor Reid Stowe and the schooner Anne are proceeding apace. You can see a detailed float plan for Reid's June 17 re-entry into New York City at his 1,000 Days at Sea website. ...

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