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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]

Another World – New Photos & Video

November 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

Rand in Lechuguilla November 2014 You never know where you’ll find Rand. He could be in a plane at 13,000 feet about to skydive. Or at 19,300 on the top of Mt Kilimanjaro, Rainier or Whitney. He could be somewhere on the seven seas on Golden Glow. Or he could be 1,000+ feet underground, in [read more]

Rob & Rand Stay Cool

November 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

We were sailing 30 miles off the coast of New Jersey, heading north from Norfolk, Virginia to New York City. It was August, temperatures were soaring, so we stopped the boat and took turns diving and flipping off of Golden Glow into the cleanest water in New [read more]

Knitting as a Sailing Pasttime

May 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

I’m a passionate knitter, and it’s something that slipped like a lost stitch by the wayside once I began working too hard.Our circumnavigation will require me to do less of my business-world work, and one thing I’m looking forward to getting back to is my needlework. It’s [read more]

A Library for Every Sailing Vessel

May 5, 2014 // 1 Comment

Part of our library on Golden Glow Reading is a favorite pastime of Rand’s and mine, and something essential for safety as much as enjoyment for sailors. When the sails are trimmed and the routine maintenance of the day is done, it’s a delight to have a good book to sink into.  But [read more]

Rest in Peace, Shipwrecked Sailor Author, Gabriel García Márquez

April 21, 2014 // 0 Comments

The recent death of Nobel Prize winning author Gabriel García Márquez at age 87 brought to mind his excellent book about sailing and the sea called The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor The complete title was “The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor: Who Drifted on a Liferaft for Ten Days Without Food or [read more]
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