Author Archives: De Captain

Ultra distance swimming

Here’s a really great TED talk by a woman after her attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida!

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Born a Sailor (my 13 month circumnavigation) Part 1

Born a sailor (my 13 month circumnavigation) is now available on Amazon.com.  I’ll be releasing the story of my circumnavigation in 8 parts.  This is part one.  Additionally I’m making it free from December 22nd to December 25th.

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The strangest sailboat mast I’ve ever seen

I saw this sailboat on the next dock over this last fall when we were in Auckland. It has by far the most unique rig I’ve ever seen on sailboat.

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This makes crossing an ocean in a sailboat seem easy

We saw this rowboat designed for open ocean rowing at the Auckland boat show.  Any time I think sailing is hard work  I just think about these guys.

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