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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


Boat Tuning and Practice at Block Island Race Week

Spent a good part of the day Saturday getting Cleo ready for this weeks racing. After clearing the boat of any necessary weight, we set out of Salt Pond to do a few hours of practice. 195 more words

Ocean Racing/Other Racing

2015 Storm Trysail Block Island Race

The Storm Trysail Club’s Block Island Race this past weekend marked my first long distance race of the season. It’s early in the season so it tends to be a cold race but we started the day off with sun and blue skies. 1,635 more words

Ocean Racing/Other Racing