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Into the Arctic

Nuuk is very lovely when the weather’s good… Nothing I had ever read or heard had led me to believe …

Late Nights and Big Crossings

Red Bay, Labrador It was supposed to be an easy run from Flowers Cove, Newfoundland, to Chateau Bay, Labrador: gentle …

Leaving with Regret

Cruising Newfoundland with the family some years back. There have been, in the nearly thirty years that I’ve been cruising, …

Sailing for Greenland

Polar Sun, a Stevens 47, enroute to Greenland For nearly a year before this trip began, neither Mark nor I …

When Time is Short

Breadboat on a trailer A test-row on Psammead. When only a few weeks were left before my departure for a …

Preparing for the Unknown

Ganymede’s cabin getting stowed and sorted for a voyage to the tropics. Once there, all you need is bare feet …

Winter’s Final Bite

The final blow to the canopy, after the snow receded. I mentioned, a few posts back, the ill-fated bow shed …

Invention’s Other Mother

Adapting a bracket for the windvane while at anchor One of the reasons that the old saw about necessity being …

Catching up Some More

Ganymede uncovered in winter In a huge departure from my normal practice of letting everyone forget I even have a …

Catching Up

A half dozen or so blog posts back, before getting distracted by the tiny schooner Pshrimp, I hinted at a …

All You Can Really Want

View from Cathedral Ledge in New Hampshire For about a week after the first failed launch of Pshrimp that I …

The “P” is Psilent

Emily paints Pshrimp’s name on It happens, from time to time, that an alert reader or acquaintance will express wonder …
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