Let’s Knot Argue

Keeping the marital knot tied  (published August 2015) From time to time Jill and I (okay, mostly Jill) are asked by other sailing couples (okay, mostly […]

Life at the Extreme

The 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race was the most exciting and closely fought edition of this round-the-world classic  (published August 2015) It’s hard to imagine a more […]

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 […]

The Right Decision

Flexible plans mean good seamanship and unexpected rewards  (published May 2015) Sailors setting out on long voyages rightly devote a lot of time and energy to […]

Passing the Baton

Preparation will help you avoid emergencies and turn them instead into adventures. And the lessons learned through these experiences are worth sharing with others.  (published April […]