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19 January 1841 - A silk handkerchief

Tuesday, January 19th

We had a firm breeze in the morning which declined during the rest of the day.

Today we spoke again to the… 95 more words

Journal Entry

18 January 1841 - Tacking and seeing nothing

Monday, January 18th

It has been fair and warm weather.

The aforementioned ship has been in our sight for the entire day. 72 more words

Journal Entry

A Captain for Meander: The Answer

On the morning of September 9, I posted the story of the nicely collaborative and reasonably successful first sail my wife Pam, Honey the golden retriever, and I took on our sailboat… 1,396 more words


Sunset Sailing

The anchors that restrict me drift away at sea
Where each part of our sailing ship glides in harmony.

Some they sail for pleasure, others great treasures seek, 123 more words


Everything Old Is New Again: “Tacking” in Trademark Law

Today’s topic is “tacking” and why you need to have at least some awareness of this important concept in the law of trademark.

Imagine Company A has been using a distinctive and well-known company logo on its product for years. 532 more words

Court Cases

Tacking (Basting)

Tacking (basting) is a sewer’s best insurance policy! If you want to make sure that your sewing is straight, particularly when stitching fiddly items together, it is a great idea to tack the pieces together before sewing with your machine. 82 more words

Bags Sewing Pattern

Bungie Tacking

While sailing upwind I find it easy to balance Tammy Norie on course with a bungie between the tiller and the pushpit. A fun thing about this is that you can tack just by moving the bungie. 7 more words