Experience has taught us that sailing on the Fourth of July is just not our scene, but there are always OPBs.Continue Reading "Other People’s Boats"
The racing will continue until morale improves.Continue Reading "The Racing Will Continue"
Friday marked the start of the Windjammers’ new Summer Solstice Race Series.Continue Reading "Friday Night, Saturday Morning"
The drift continues.Continue Reading "The Rimas Rebound"
Fortune favors the bold.Continue Reading "Beach Haven 2017"
It wasn’t looking good.Continue Reading "The Blessing of the Fleet"
The absurd refrain of “weekend coastal storms” kept us from sailing Fortuitous once again. Rather than be cooped up in the house, constantly reminded that we can’t sail, we decided to take an impromptu drive to anywhere.Continue Reading "Drive to Anywhere"
Somewhere in the pre-dawn light between Flagstaff and the California border, the train ground to a halt. I had given up on sleeping in my semi-reclining coach seat by day three of this trip and had surreptitiously made my way into the vacant snack car to try to stretch out in a booth. Even after winning the last…Continue Reading “May Showers”
The sails were prepped. The mooring lines had been cast off. People on land, still toiling at their bottom painting and de-winterizing tasks, were waving bon voyage to us as we motored out of the marina.Continue Reading "And Yet So Far"