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Our Newest Toy Makes Taking 360 Degree Photos & Videos Easy!

January 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

360° photography is now a snap on Golden Glow thanks to the Ricoh Theta, an inexpensive camera that takes 360-degree photos and video with ease. Prior to Christmas 2016, to make 360° photos we had to use our Google Nexus phone, which required standing in one place and moving the phone [read more]

Tow-Paddleboarding (a new Olympic Sport?)

December 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Our anchorage in Sipanska Luka, Croatia was calm and uncrowded giving us the chance to play. Aria’s favorite water sport – being towed behind the dinghy, riding the paddleboard. We bought our paddleboard in 2014 – 2 1/2 years ago – on Amazon and we’re amazed at how [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]

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]

Choosing Our Kayak

January 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Rand and I had our first kiss way-back-when on a kayak, so you can imagine that having a kayak on board Golden Glow is a given…but what kind?  Which type best balances weight and space considerations with performance, versatility and price? Rand’s kayak is a hard rotomolded plastic, [read more]
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