Month: November 2015

CV Leg (2): zzzzzzzz…zzzzzzz

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Well, now I know what it feels like to be a house pet, or maybe an inmate in a federal prison. I spent probably 18 of the last 24 hours in a state of semi consciousness/ half sleep, some of which may or may not have been during my watches. Gotta love me some Sturgeron …Read More

CV Leg (1): Dark Night Rises

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The first day of our westward Atlantic crossing was filled with friendly dolphin, fresh winds, and just a dash a of fear.  With the port of Las Palmas still in sight and the sound of the starting gun ringing on our ears, a giant pod of frisky dolphin joined us as we headed out to …Read More

Late Post From The Atlantic Ocean

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We’re still in the Atlantic going a slow but steady five knots. We’ve seen lots of animals. Okay I don’t want to make this sound like a kindergarten essay where they take all day to talk about all of the colors and shapes of the animals and the sparkles so let’s get down to business. …Read More

Late Post From Bermuda

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Okay, I haven’t written a blog in awhile because I didn’t have Internet in the middle of the Atlantic. I’m writing about an incident that occurred before we left for Bermuda last May. My Dad was taking people up the mast in a bosun’s chair. Gordon was the first to go up. Then Adelaide, and then …Read More