A Day in the Life of an Atlantic Crossing

There is much to write about in my latest Atlantic Passage. We had full leaks, big seas, high winds and of course, the ever ubiquitous operator snafus. This post will go through a typical day, then address the issues that sprang up and how we dealt with them, in subsequent posts. A Typical Day 03:35 hours,Continue reading “A Day in the Life of an Atlantic Crossing”

Sunrise on the Miami River

A fascinating place, the Miami River, full of real working boats and interesting people. I promise to write about it more later, but have little time this morning, as this is the big day. Richard and I have finished out painting project.  The cap rail, and forward hand rails have been painted!  We have alsoContinue reading “Sunrise on the Miami River”

America’s Race – The Daytona 500 – It’s just not about $$$

As Dauntless gets prepared for her paravanes, I took the opportunity to attend the Daytona 500 with my friend Richard, from Providence, RI, who will be spending time with me on Dauntless in Florida. Not my first NASCAR race, as my first race I attended in person was in Riverside California in 1981.  See thoseContinue reading “America’s Race – The Daytona 500 – It’s just not about $$$”