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Are Gray Whales the Ocean’s Friendliest Creatures?

February 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

We have encountered, socialized with, and even kissed and petted gray whales, which leads us to conclude they are the ocean’s friendliest creatures. Where we got up close and personal with our friends from the deep was in San Ignacio Bay, half way down of Baja California (Mexico). This [read more]

My Woman is a Nautical BAD Ass

August 30, 2015 // 4 Comments

My water-woman, Ellen, is a Nautical Bad-Ass. Today she proved it again. We were running long lines between two shores in a narrow inlet on Paxos Island in Greece. The winds were blowing 10-20 knots and we had maybe 80-100 feet between the two shorelines. My water-woman and her smile that keeps the [read more]

I Just Want to Say One Word to You: Plastics

August 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Over the past 50 years or so, plastic has become central to our daily lives. Only in recent years have we discovered that plastics come at a price: the ecological destruction of our oceans. You’ve probably heard about the large, swirling garbage patch of plastic debris in the Pacific Ocean. [read more]

Swimming with Turtles in Saba

February 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Saba is just a few hours sail from St. Martin, but it’s like another world. Saba feels like a throwback (in a good way) to the 1950’s. Perhaps because there are only 1900 residents on Saba, and everyone knows one another – at least by face – there is virtually no crime, and [read more]

Suns of the Sargasso Sea

December 22, 2014 // 1 Comment

Sargassum Seaweed Golden Glow crossed the Sargasso Sea on our way from Charleston, South Carolina to Turqs and Caicos in early December 2014. While crossing, we witnessed a succession of glorious sunsets and sunrises, and we observed the environment as closely as we could. We were pleased to see [read more]

Good Night, New York

September 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

We finished several weeks of hard work on the boat and regular work from the boat, and got to enjoy a last beautiful sunset overlooking New York City on our friend Dan’s tender out in Long Island Sound. and now it’s “Good Night, New York”… (Enjoy this beautiful song by [read more]
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