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Drama Sells

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January 10, 2018

Drama sells.

My most popular blog posts are the ones about the big winds and temperamental engines, tense moments and broken spirits. (Like this one…

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An ode to Autumn on the Salish Sea

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November 9, 2017

In our travels so far, I can say with confidence we have not discovered a place better suited for cruising than the Pacific Northwest….

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Another passage, another drama

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July 11, 2017

I’m trying to remember the last passage we completed without drama or major issue, but coming up short. I want to tell you stories…

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Part 2: From the last straw to recovery

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June 7, 2017

Day Three: The last straw

4:00am John shakes me from a fitful sleep. I peak groggily at my watch. It’s late, John pulled a particularly…

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Part 1: Pleasant, then annoying

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June 6, 2017

Day one: Pleasant

They had been forecasting a hurricane. Her name was Adrian and she was currently holding the title of earliest tropical storm ever…

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Flying the Whomper

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April 10, 2017

A short video of us flying the “Whomper”, a huge charlie brown colored spinnaker that makes Halcyon grow wings downwind. Here, John handles the sail expertly…

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Eluding Santa

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January 1, 2017

“But how will Santa find you?!”

It was my dad’s biggest worry when I told him we’d be leaving San Jose del Cabo on Christmas…

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Latitude

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December 3, 2016

Latitude is a geographic coordinate that specifies the north-south position of a point on the Earth’s surface (thanks, Wikipedia!).

They are the lines that run…

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Notes from a night watch

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November 24, 2016

It’s 4:07am. This is an hour that humans are built to spend lying horizontally, all muscles relaxed, mind whisked away to fairy tale land….

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Mexico!

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November 13, 2016

 

Boy, it feels good to be here. We had a great time and learned a great deal coming down the coast of the US,…

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