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12 ways to experience the maritime tradition on a trip to the Netherlands, part 1

By the time I debarked from my two-month tall ship journey, not only did I know how to belay, sew sails, and polish brass, I had a healthy curiosity about the Dutch–this strange, tall seafaring race that taught me how to do all of that stuff. 1,020 more words

Real Ships

Exploring Options

August 2, 2015:

In case you missed it in my last post, I recently quit my job and am trying to figure out how to travel full-time and explore the world. 765 more words


Trying to sail through life's storms

We made it back home safe about 2 hours ago. I thought I would let everyone know since I left everyone hanging yesterday with some hard decisions to make about whether to weather the storms. 454 more words



The True Adventures of Charley Darwin

Bibliographic Information
Title: The True Adventures of Charley Darwin
Author: Carolyn Meyer
ISBN: 9780152061944
Publisher: Harcourt Children’s Books
Copyright date: … 644 more words

Young Adult Fiction

Sunset Sail


I attended a sunset sail & sip around NYC the other night. The views were beautiful and the people were great. I don’t normally attend events like this, but since it was for Big Brothers Big Sisters, I figured I was helping the kids. 66 more words


(absolute bearing)

absolute bearing

fixed position to the north

guidance in the waves

© D J Loweman 2015

Dicky J Loweman

Alexander Nelke

Sergei Alexander Nelke (December 14, 1894 — August 8, 1974) was an Estonian-American artist in the mid to late 20th Century. He is primarily known as marine and landscape artist specializing in square rigged sailing vessels. 20 more words