You ain’t been around until you’ve been aground! The first thing anyone learns about marine navigation is that the boat has to float in the water, and should never touch the bottom. […]


Crewing on deliveries is, I feel, the best way for a green sailor to get good blue water experience. There are deliveries all over the world, and as short as an overnight […]

Dickinson Stove

‘The Dirty Dickinson’, aptly named by accomplished sailor Richard Hudson. Our boat came with a diesel stove, a pacific model built by Dickinson. At first, it was a filthy mess that didn’t […]