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This is a lesson I've learned before: when sailing with children in the West Indies, the most desirable point of sail is to windward. The most desirable place for them to sit is on the bow, clinging to the lifelines, where they will scream in rapture as they are plunged into steep tradewind seas... over...
Dateline: St. George's, Grenada (guest post courtesy of Daniel Lapidow, crew and blacksmith aboard charter vessel Tiando) When dad asked if I’d like to miss school for a week and go sailing, I of course said yes. Now I am on a boat with a fat Jew, a power Nazi, and a failed murderer.
Dateline: Petit Martinique, Grenada (guest post courtesy of Chas. "May I Cast Off Now?" Lassen, fugitive and crew aboard charter vessel Tiando) It was 6:30 a.m. when Susan "Sooky" Lassen took her dog, Phoebe, on a short boat ride from the island where they lived to a dock in Portsmouth, NH. It was a trip...
Getting raped by the airlines has been a recurrent theme during our family winter sailing excursions. Two years ago JetBlue cancelled all their flights out of St. Maarten and held us prisoner there for an extra day, at our expense, because they were afraid to fly in microscopic amounts of volcanic ash emanating from the...

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