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Ballooning Over Cappadocia, Turkey

October 23, 2015 // 2 Comments

We spent several days in Cappadocia experiencing the fairy tale landscape of that region of Turkey.  Cappadocia is rich with attractions: Great food and wonderful Turkish hospitality Cave Hotels: we stayed in Azure Cave Suites and later Fairyland Cave Hotel, where our rooms were carved from rock [read more]

Featured Toy: Sea Eagle Inflatable Sailing Kayak

October 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Our Sea Eagle Kayak in the Maddalena’s of Northern Sardinia, Italy with our Antares Catamaran “Golden Glow” in the back ground There is work and there is play, and on Golden Glow: quality play is important.   Ellen and I love our toys, and our Sea Eagle kayak gets more than its [read more]

Florence, Italy – Michelangelo, Galileo, Leonardo & Vino

August 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

One of the wonderful aspects of our global sailing tour is the ability to visit remarkable cultural and historical parts of the world.  Sometimes they are land-locked and we have to take an excursion farther from Golden Glow. Last weekend we took the high speed train to Florence, yet another pearl [read more]

A Second Honeymoon on Golden Glow

August 12, 2015 // 3 Comments

Once upon a time (about six years ago), we chartered a catamaran called Eh Voila for two weeks in the British Virgin Islands with three other couples. We were there to celebrate a few 50th birthdays and one 25th wedding anniversary. Since some of the connections go back to early childhood, if you [read more]

10,000 miles and One Year on Golden Glow

July 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Golden Glow passed the 10,000 mile mark today as we sailed the north end of Sardegna, Italy.  Fittingly, from our anchorage in this gorgeous bay in the Maddalenas between Sardinia and Corsica, we enjoyed sunrise coming up on one side of the bay and simultaneously, a full moon setting on the other [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]

Watercolors

November 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

Robby Paddleboarding, Rand looking at a Charleston Sunset, Sunset over Hatteras, Antares 44i, Sunset on Long Island Sound, New England’s Big Surf, Cayman Beach, the deck of Golden Glow in Panorama, Wave-Piercing Bows, Sunset at Low Tide, The Pier, Manhasset Bay, Caribbean Sunset, [read more]

Lunar Glow over Golden Glow

October 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

Lunar Eclipse Glow over Movie Director Barry Levinson’s house on Spa Creek Sun Rise over the Annapolis Yacht Club on a Lunar Eclipse Moon Set Another fine morning on Golden Glow as the Blood Orange Lunar Eclipse set over our bow and the sun rises over our stern.  I awoke Ellen and was [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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