Portsmouth, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, Portsmouth. As we turn back north, roughly half way through our year in the Caribbean, four cities with the same name come to mind.
Sometimes it seems, sailing is all about numbers. Time 2:18am. Depth 6,200′. Wind 11.4 knots, 97 degrees apparent. Speed 5.4 knots, 105 degrees. I think I have some very vague sense of what flying a plane is like, moving along at night in a cockpit, continually glancing at the array of numbers glowing in the […]
Why do a rally and why the Caribbean 1500? I was recently asked this by the website All At Sea Southeast magazine (www.allatsea.net). Here is what I came up with!
Like lots of people, we are what I would call “Leisure Sailors”. We have been sailing a couple of years on a relatively small sailboat on “safe-ish” waters. In ours case, we have a O’Day 28 Tartan 41 on Lake Champlain. We go sailing as much as we can, or to be more accurate, the […]