Preparing to Sail South

The fall migration from the East Coast to the Caribbean takes planning and preparation  (published August 2015) Only you can decide whether this is the year […]

Heading Back to Sea

It’s a familiar theme, but as with all long distance passages, there are-and will be-vast differences.  (published August 2015) It’s early June and another transatlantic passage […]

Third Time Success

In her third attempt, the 70-year-old author completes a solo, non-stop circumnavigation aboard her 38 foot sloop  (published July 2015) In the darkness of the early […]

Fitting Out for the South Pacific

How we prepared our boat in Mexico to go offshore  (published October 2013) Sailing is pretty basic; as long as the boat floats, has sails to […]

Accidental Circumnavigation

Part One: A couple’s unexpected journey around the world  (published September 2013) I would have never stepped aboard Miss Jody had I known we would end […]

Uphill to Tahiti

A couple takes the road less traveled across the South Pacific  (published September 2013) In the early 1980s a 25-year-old American named James Baldwin sailed alone […]

Mexico to the Marquesas

A South Pacific dream is fulfilled with a passage west  (published August 2013) Will opened his sleepy eyes and looked at me with a puzzled expression […]