In Mosquito Country

Learning about malaria’s lesser known cousins, Russ River virus and dengue fever  (co-written with Abby Young,  published January 2013) My wife Rozlynn and I made landfall […]

Sailing Back in Time

Tanna, Vanuatu offers a land of natural wonder and hospitable people  (published September 2013) Active volcanoes, dense forests, pristine bays, rugged mountains, cyclones, earthquakes, ash plains, […]

Sail Fast

Increased performance means paying attention to the little things  (published June 2105) When cruisers think of performance sailing they often think of yachts racing around buoys […]


20  David Burch at the Helm Maintaining a Weather Eye Weather forecasts can be right or wrong, but the sooner you can recognize the difference, the […]