Cruising World


s the holiday season approaches, it brings back fond memories of life aboard our gaff-rigged ketch, . She was a 63-foot Colvin design, built like a steel battleship. At the time, we were anchored off Red Hook in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.

Stai leggendo un'anteprima, registrati per continuare a leggere.

Altro da Cruising World

Cruising World3 min letti
2 Tending To Gannet
When we sailed into Opua, New Zealand, in a gale in September 2014, after crossing the Pacific Ocean solo in four months and four stops, Gannet, my ultralight Moore 24, was beginning to unravel. All the tiller pilots were dead. The port floorboard wa
Cruising World5 min letti
3 Exhaust All Options
Inboard engines on most cruising sailboats live low down in the hull, often well below the true waterline. Normally, well-established installation procedures protect the engine while operating in reasonable sea conditions. Yet, despite all the protec
Cruising World2 min lettiCookbooks, Food, & Wine
Five Ways To Prevent Food Waste Aboard
The United Nations estimates that 1.5 billion tons, or one-third of all food produced, is wasted annually. It is also estimated that more than 40 percent of that food is wasted by the consumer. What you put on your plates has far-reaching environment