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. Advertisements
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 […]