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3rd Place Finish at IHYC Member/Guest Ideal 18 Regatta

Myself (in white) and David Seabrook (far right) after taking 3rd place overall.

Saturday marked my first day back out on the water… and it couldn’t have come soon enough for me! 1,149 more words

Ocean Racing/Other Racing

Wind in your face?

In the movie, What About Bob?, Bill Murray is hilarious! At one point, he is strapped to the mast of a sail boat.

And here is what he is saying… 318 more words


Sleeve Setting

I must confess that sweater sleeves make me nervous — specifically, the sewing of sleeves to the body and shoulder of a sweater. The seams along the length of the sleeve are easy enough since the stitches line up one-to-one. 282 more words


Second week of skills

I feel like for every good day I have I have two bad ones that follow, especially during skills week; luckily the good ones override the bad, so it doesn’t affect me that much. 273 more words

San Salvador to Turks and Caicos (March 15th - 17th)

After waiting for 10 days in San Salvador a good weather window opened, and we jumped on it. We had to cover about 205 nautical miles (nm) to get to Turks and Caicos. 160 more words


Sewing all of my seams together

Using my tailors tacks, I carefully sewed all seams together, including hand sewing my pleats and machine sewing my darts. 32 more words