The great-great granddaughter of the famous naturalist re-creates the voyage of the Beagle
Charles Darwin was born Feb. 12, 1809, the same day as Abraham Lincoln. With all due respect to one of America's great leaders and his achievements, Darwin is a better story for a sailing column.
Classic book written by L. Francis Herreshoff entertains with handsome designs, candid writing and horse sense
Boats, designers, builders and sailors are a nautical writer’s daily bread. However, there are times when I try to go on a diet by picking up a hoe, a shovel or a rake to work the soil in the garden. And when the dirt gets old, I try the Body, Mind and Spirit aisle of a used-book store, taking my chances with serendipity.
The sea was as calm as a millpond. The stroke of the paddle was rhythmic as clockwork. Like a prowling cat, the boat glided along silently, dodging a slight but persistent current.
Paint your own picture. Grow your own grub. Build your own boat, so it may build you. It’s about independence, confidence and the power of creation.
An investment manager sells his flybridge cruiser and tries a new tack by harnessing the wind
You’ve heard it before: Baby boomers who are done sailing might not be done boating. Instead, they often trade the tiller for a wheel, the rig for a larger gas tank and become trawler cruisers. That’s less toil for the same or better speed.
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