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TOP TEN “Most Used” Sailor’s Gear

September 10, 2015 // 5 Comments

When Ellen and I were biking along the beach outside of Rome we started a game of name the ten most used items on Golden Glow.  Of course items like silverware and boat shoes get a real work out, but what about the non-obvious sailor’s gear we use everyday?  In memory of the last days of [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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