Month: July 2017

Running aground

Sailors fall into two categories – those that have run aground and those that will run aground. I have run aground countless times – seven transits of the US ICW and gunkholing in the skinny waters of the Bahamas and Chesapeake Bay will do that to you – and it’s usually a pretty harmless event. …

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This is a recollection from our first southbound journey between Chesapeake Bay and the Florida Keys, over 25 years ago. We’d sold up, refitted Adriana and were setting off on what would become a three year adventure… The seas had been building as the wind strength had increased over the past day and night. I’d …

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