“Get the Grab Bag!”

The time to consider what you would need and want in your grab bag is when you don’t need it. The time is now. Of course, […]

Grab the Life Raft

The time to think about getting and deploying the life raft is long before it’s ever needed.  Being organized before hand and having emergency equipment accessible […]

The Shroud Just Blew OUt!

It was 11:00 PM, and while Lia Ditton slept on “her side” of the catamaran, I had the watch.  Suddenly, the quiet was shattered by the […]

We’re Out of Water!

Tanks or hoses rupture. Water makers cease functioning. It happens, and sometimes you’re days from port.   For years while on long distance passages, others on […]