About a month before my first son Garrett was born, I started to look for a gift to give him at his berth, to commemorate this occasion. I was at an antique maritime store in Miami when I found the right gift. It was a lifeboat sextant. A small compact sextant that they placed inContinue reading ““Wayfinding””
The “Hei Matau” to some people also called a Maori, Tahitian, Hawaiian, or Polynesian fishhook. I first came across this talisman while reading some sailing logs and books back in the early 1990’s, a symbol to the wearer of a safe journey while at sea. I found one made out of shell at a surfContinue reading ““Hei Matau””
The new Hunt 80 “Queen Bee II” safely moored at Old Bahama Bay, West End Bahamas. It was a nice run across from Hinckley Yachts Stuart on Wednesday, the Gulfstream was a nice 6′ to 8′. Had a nice time talking shop with Capt. Fred, a really good guy. Best of luck to him andContinue reading “QB II sitting pretty at Old Bahama Bay.”
The wait is finally over with the launch and sea trial of our long awaited Bermuda 50. Check out this great video of her racing and underway.
Cool quick piece on the USCG Cutters at sea in 2014-15. Fair winds and following seas, shipmates. Bravo Zulu!
It will not be Christmas for every one? Especially for the water people, who live by Mother Ocean. This is a great piece about Christmas Island, the people and effects they will be seeing soon. Video by some Watermen.