Author Archives: Alex

Accidental Practice

Half moon bay (from the previous post) was the first of what will be several practice trips before we head out for real. This trip and I imagine all upcoming practice trips included things we practiced intentionally and others accidentally. … Continue reading

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Deparrrture

September 19th is international talk like a pirate day. It will also be our first full day at sea. Continue reading

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Wheel or no wheel?

The wheel versus tiller debate will almost certainly continue, but I can tell you one thing for sure. There is no way we’ll be removing our wheel anytime soon. Continue reading

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I Know A Guy

Actually, my girlfriend Lauren’s parents’ high school friend knows a guy, who knows a guy who sailed around the world (Kevin Bacon may actually be closer).  The important part however is that a few weeks ago we were fortunate enough … Continue reading

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