In 1998, 51-year-old artist and sign painter Brechin Morgan set out from Block Island, R.I., to circumnavigate the globe in his 27-foot Pacific Seacraft cutter, Otter. Almost five years later, he sailed back to his Milford, Conn., home, having completed the voyage after logging 32,000 miles and stopping in 32 countries.
Ollie and Nancy Dixon chose a prime location for their dream home: deep, protected water on the Intracoastal Waterway 10 miles south of North Carolina’s Neuse River and 10 miles north of Beaufort Inlet.
The Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach and the Miami International Boat Show will have you dreaming about a new season and a new pride and joy
The February boat shows in South Florida hold a special place in the hearts of boaters from areas where the season doesn’t run 365 days a year. The Miami International Boat Show and the Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach, which run Feb. 13-17, provide a merciful escape to warm sunshine and balmy breezes when many folks have reached a breaking point.
Oil painting by Tim Thompson
Tim Thompson’s dramatic painting depicts a moment during the 76-hour rescue of the crew aboard the Daunt Rock lightship in a three-day gale in February 1936.
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