“Be careful,” a wise friend once said, “when you make that decision to jump into the lifeboat. Remember that all your baggage comes with you.” He was speaking metaphorically to marriage, not sailing, but it holds true through all walks of life. As it was phrased in the arguably-brilliant movie Magnolia, “We may be through withContinue reading “Paradise Smells of Failure”
I did not vomit from nerves, as I thought I might, nor did I hit any coral heads or boats—but I was smacked in the face by a flying winch drum. So all in all this must have been a success.
I was reading the amazing blog of Howard Rice and the Voyage of Southern Cross when I came across his list of books on board (I’ll be sure to include a link to his blog at the end of this post). Reading is a vital part of my happiness—and sometimes part of my efforts toContinue reading “The Library Aboard Ave del Mar”
There was adventure aplenty as Leg I fades into the books. Never have two men and one badass boat had more fun being arguably miserable a’sea than Chris Pruitt, Ave del Mar, and I did during our 20 hour slog south from West Palm in the near-coastal waters of Mother Ocean. I will onlyContinue reading “Fare thee well, West Palm. “