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Bottling Golden Glow Honey to Bring on board s/v Golden Glow

September 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

We are fortunate to have productive honeybees, which we keep in a mild climate. Our bees produce more honey than they can consume during the winter, leaving us free to collect the extra. We bottle it for friends and family, and also store some on s/v Golden Glow. This way, we can enjoy the [read more]

Robby, Wave Rider

August 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

Staying Cool Off Delaware from sv Golden Glow on Vimeo. Rob Stays Cool Dragging Behind the Boat Staying Cool Off Delaware from sv Golden Glow on Vimeo. Rob Stays Cool Dragging Behind the [read more]

Making Peach Preserves to Bring Eternal Summer onto Golden Glow

June 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

Eat peaches now, or turn them into peach preserves to bring sweet summer memories to wintertime on the boat?   (reminds me of Philip Zimbardo’s experiment about the benefits of deferring gratification). we grow our yellow peach trees organically (the netting keeps the birds off the ripe [read more]

What is the Size of your Boat Footprint?

June 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

We were out to dinner last night in Palm Beach with two other liveaboard sailors, Jason and Gail, who had recently sailed their catamaran from South America to Florida. They had a few sailing friends join them at various points along the way, including one, named Salwa, whom we know also. Jason [read more]

The Cost of Liveaboard Off-Shore Global Cruising, Updated

May 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

The cost of cruising is an essential topic. Can you afford to cruise? For how long? With how much comfort and freedom to do what you want to and need to? When sailors get into trouble, how often is it because they hadn’t maintained some equipment, and was cost the reason? We will be sharing [read more]

Best Way to Store Produce? Green Baggies or Plain Ziplocs?

May 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

I’ve been hearing about Green Baggies “as seen on TV” and some friends have described them as the be-all end-all for food storage. They’re much more expensive than regular ziplocs from Costco. Are the Green Bags worth the cost? Here’s a very helpful review from [read more]

A Library for Every Sailing Vessel

May 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

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]
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