Cruising Under Sail

The Never-Ending Story
I’m grateful to have America’s Cup out of the courts and moving toward, I hope, a dynamic, historic 34th match, but a new email exchange confirms that for one man, it’s not over. That would be Jaume Soler, the Spanish ...
Sea Sense Adds Trawler Training on Chesapeake
Sea Sense has added single-engine trawler training on Chesapeake Bay from Annapolis, MD.  These new courses are both the traditional scheduled classes for women as well as customized instructional charters for couples, families, and groups.  Training is conducted aboard a ...
Sea Sense Adds Trawler Training on Chesapeake
Sea Sense has added single-engine trawler training on Chesapeake Bay from Annapolis, MD.  These new courses are both the traditional scheduled classes for women as well as customized instructional charters for couples, families, and groups.  Training is conducted aboard a ...
A Surreal Year (but let’s race)
A NOAA view of the Gulf of Mexico on a cloudy May 10 When Guy Brierre calls 2010 “a surreal year” that means something. I got to know this Finn (among other things) sailor in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, a time ...
A Tall Ship Heads to Sea
The sail training barque Picton Castle, a square-rigger registered in the Cook Islands and based in Lunenburg Harbor, Nova Scotia, is about to depart its mooring and head off on its fifth circumnavigation. The 14-month, westbound trip will sail through ...
Writers on the Water
Okay, so it’s not quite as memorable (yet?) as “Riders on the Storm,” the 1971 hit by The Doors, but a new blog by writers Christine Kling and Mike Jastrzebski  called Write on the Water, is a place to talk about ...
Video Debut: The Underway Series from OceanLines, Episode 1
By way of introducing this new video series, let me re-state what will become obvious to you:  I am a writer. And writers may have great ideas for video but viewers will likely suffer a bit while the writer learns ...
A Perfect Yacht
And for someone, it is the perfect yacht. Hats off to someone at Coyote Point for a classy Cal 20.
Recyclable Boat Makes Landfall
Plastiki, 39 days out of San Francisco and halfway to a final destination in Australia, arrived on Wednesday in the Line Islands. I gather it was none too soon. Arriving at the Line Islands. © Plastiki Co-skipper Jo Royle writes, “We ...
1 Ocean, 1 Sea, 1 Lake, 1 Strait
From the Indian Ocean, approaching Australia after a six-month, nonstop circumnavigation, Sydney to Sydney: “Despite the fact that today started with a knockdown, a wet bunk, a headache and some pretty huge seas, I’ve had a great day. I know the ...

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A Tall Ship Heads to Sea
A Tall Ship Heads to Sea - May 10th 2010