You’ll Outlive The Bastards

Recharge your batteries with an adventure close to home  (published August 2014) Fact: Americans need more time off. We take notoriously few paid vacation days each year: 12, compared to 25 in Japan, 28 in Australia and a whopping 42 in Italy. It’s not because we’re chained to our desks;

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We Come To Bear Witness: Sailing Haida Gwaii

Exploring the amazing history and wildlife of this off the beaten track British Columbian isle  (published February 2014) “That bubble is swimming,” I say, gesturing with my paddle. My mother ignores me and paddles closer, peering into the water at the predatory sea slug swimming underneath the hull of my

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Understanding Killer Whales

A cruisers's guide to these unique and intelligent mammals  (published May 2014) We are at anchor in a quiet cove, sipping coffee and listening to tiny waves lap at our hull. Mist moves slowly across the cold saltwater. Suddenly we’re aware of a presence—a huge shape moving under the water,

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