http://traffic.libsyn.com/postcardsfromsea/PFS_102_II.mp3 Coby and Ave and I plunge further south in the Intracoastal Waterway in the dead of winter. Some things go right, and some go not-so-right. But there are always happy endings and homemade cookies and plentiful beer. Life could be worse.
In case you missed it, I am happy to announce that I have been published in SpinSheet magazine. You can find my article, “The ‘First’ Sail of Ave del Mar” on pages 48-49 online by clicking on the article name above, or better yet run out and grab a copy at a store. They’re free!Continue reading “SpinSheet Magazine”
Epic jam sessions, seasickness and how best to resolve conflicts with your shipmates. In this latest edition of Postcards From Sea, John Herlig discusses these and other pressing issues with his good friend and fellow traveller Albi the German Lad. The pair also try to figure out at what stage it’s reasonable to start callingContinue reading “Postcards From Sea, Episode XII, Albi”
I fall in love with the Halberg-Rassy 372 and Henry the German glue guy, plus I get fish and chips at Pusser’s along with a round of #3 painkillers. Hear also about how a Mantus anchor helped to save Ave del Mar from Hurricane Matthew and about the chalky paint I applied to the EdsonContinue reading “Postcards From Sea: Annapolis Sailboat Show”
In this new episode of PFS I am recording on the move as I motorsail north on the Intra Coastal Waterway in North Carolina.
In this episode of Postcards From Sea I interview my father, Richard, and talk to him about his lifelong love of boats and the day we found Ave Del Mar.
Time to point the bow north–or maybe northeast and then west and then northwest and then drift a little… The story of sailing 725 nm from Jamaica to the Florida Keys.
Seems that sometime when I was off-grid I aired a podcast episode without even knowing it. So here you go!
Happy to have the podcast up and running again.
There are moments when small things go wrong on the boat. There are moments, too, when you look at the weather and the seas and you say, to no one in particular, No, not today, and your boat stays where she is. I have met boats that forge onward through any weather at all, boatsContinue reading “Pardon Me, But Where Is Forward?”