Through the years I've seen many would-be voyagers spend years of hard labor and countless dollars preparing boats to fulfill their dreams. Far too often, reality overcomes the dream.
Cap'n Wilson's day begins as usual, more than an hour before first light. He drives down to the Linda R in his old pickup - the one in which you need boots because the water from puddles splashes up through the holes in the floor.
Boaters are often a punching bag, even though we're not the main culprits of dumping sewage
We share a passion, you and I. Our passion is for clean waters. And we share a commitment to work together to achieve clean waters. The issue is how to best do so.
Passing along your passion for the water can be a fun learning experience for both parents and children
I recently gave a talk at a prestigious yacht club on the East Coast. Before my talk, the commodore spoke to the members about a major issue facing the club. He said the average age of the membership was 60. He warned that unless something was done to attract and hold young members, the club couldn't survive, even though it was a very healthy club at the time.
There are things you can scrimp on and things you can't, and knowing the difference is critical
The new vogue in boating magazines is writing about boating on a budget. But boating on a budget is like skydiving from a stepladder. Which is why the top of my head is flat.
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