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A Voyage on the Sea

There are times we feel the need to seek adventure.

The inspiration to leave the comfort of our everyday surroundings may come from anywhere – a necessary shift to change our habits and cycles, a feeling of impending complacency, or simply an urge to share a unique moment with loved ones. 193 more words


Not Too Deeply Beneath the Surface

“There is, one knows not what sweet mystery about the sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath.” – Herman Melville… 461 more words


Quagga Mussels

They hail from the distant Caspian regions and arrive on our shores uninvited, hell-bent on ruthless conquest and nothing will stand in their way. PETER FROST sounds a stark warning… 631 more words

British Countryside

It's All in Who You Know

We all know this, but I’m continually being reminded of it. Remember when I mentioned that I sat beside a pilot on the flight from Auckland to Nelson? 608 more words


Watsonville's West Marine reshapes focus while battling flat sales

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Watsonville-based company announces it will close stores in Canada

WATSONVILLE—Sales were up slightly in the third quarter for West Marine, the country’s largest boating chain, but net income dropped overall, the company reported Thursday. 579 more words


On the water after dark (Walden 125)

I want to follow up on the previous post and encourage you to find a way, as Thoreau did, to get out on the water after dark. 137 more words