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Tag: sailing

The Commandments of Ocean Sailing

As I complete my thoughts about our trip, I have realized that there are some basic rules and things to know before heading off on a trip like this. Here I shall share them with you. My commandments of offshore sailing: Know thy stomach….

Ocean Adventures: Heading Home

Aug 11 2018 – 48’7.33 N, 126’8.77 W Today is Geoff’s birthday! And no one will let him forget it for a minute! Ha. Sound familiar? We have decided we are living groundhog day every shift. We have a “routine” of get up, get…

Ocean Adventures: Privacy Issues

Aug 3 2018 – 37’8.60 N, 152’44.60 W So we have lost the door to our head. Poor Turnagain is getting pretty beat up on this trip and I can’t help but feel for Travis as he tries to manage all of us and…

Ocean Adventures: This too shall pass…

July 30, 2018 – 28’10.6 N, 158’28.08 W We have been on a starboard tack for 4 days now. I don’t remember what it feels like to stand on solid ground and my hips are bruised from bracing myself against the counters and tables…

Pacific Ocean Facts

One of the things that struck me during our trip is just how small we felt. We were on a 50 ft boat that weighed over 26,000 lbs… and yet, when the waves said up, up we went. It made me want to learn…