The Year of the Refit

Boat work means lists, projects and knowing it will all be worth it  (published January/February 2018) Switching my electric sander off, I watched dust settle around […]

Sailing Sabbatical

Why I decided to sail around the world after college graduation  (published October 2017) Senior year of college is a poignant time, filled with nostalgia and […]


The rhythms of daily life change after being at sea for three weeks  (published August 2017)     On the 21st morning of our passage I […]

Jeanneau 51

(published April 2017) When I woke just after dawn and checked the weather app on my phone, I could see we were in for a storm. […]

Sailing Blue Nun

Circumnavigators downsize to a smaller cruising boat and find themselves asking , “when is small too small?”  (published March 2017) Looking back, Frenchman Bay in Downeast […]