Tag: Sailing

10 Year Plan: Annapolis Boat Show 2015

What a great way to spend a few days of vacation! Annapolis in October is beautiful, and the boat show is amazing. I learned a lot, and will plan to go again in the future. Someday, I'll get to attend on my own boat. Here are all the pictures I ...

10 Year Plan: Annapolis Boat Show Day 1

I'm using my vacation time this year to check out the Annapolis Boat Show. I drove up yesterday, 10/8/15, and hit the show early this morning. To be honest, I was almost as excited for the long drive as I was for the boat show. I love long road trips, ...

Living the Life: Curtis Westsail

I ran across the Curtis Westsail channel on youtube a few months ago, and quickly felt I'd found a kindred spirit. Writing at Live Aboard Boats, and posting videos on his youtube channel, Captain Curt has been sharing his adventure as he struggles to free himself from the normal cycle ...

"Beyond the West Horizon" by Eric and Susan Hiscock

I ran across the film by Eric and Susan Hiscock narrating their three plus year circumnavigation in the early '50's. The film has great historic images and events. Around the 20 minute mark, they visit the Panama Canal, and it's a fascinating look at cargo and trade transport now more ...

Quick Python Script to Get Bulletins

The Seven Seas Cruising Association (SSCA) puts out a great monthly bulletin that's a must read for anyone planning or dreaming about the cruising life. Based on a recommendation from Jim Trefethen's book, "The Cruising Life: A Commonsense Guide For The Would-Be Voyager", I signed up for a membership and ...