well, sometimes it is really great when a plan comes together, that does not mean that you might have a couple of sleepless nights in the process. But, S/V Anna Lynn now has a new main mast, can't wait to get her underway over Easter weekend for sea trials....…
Since joining Seaknots I've found that the one thing soon to be cruisers need to do is downsize....a lot. There is something cleansing when one purges stuff. I've found this to be true with each move I make. Downsizing from a 6000 sq. ft. house to an eight room to a 4 room. But as a former antique dealer I like nice things and it's not always easy to get rid of stuff, nor do I really want to. Then there's clothes, books and shoes...the list goes on. There currently is a trend started I think…Continue
Added by Terri on March 23, 2010 at 9:02am — No Comments
Now that the International Sunfish Masters Regatta is over I have several thoughts. First, it is true that we become what we focus on. Second, perseverance is my strength. Third, I will win a major event. Perhaps it is a bit narcissist but I believe with proper training and positive reinforcement my dreams will come true.
The night before the regatta I feared being left behind at the start of the 56 boat fleet. This fear became a reality in all 4 our of 7 heats. The worst was…Continue
Added by Joan Martin on March 20, 2010 at 8:06pm — No Comments
Wow, as if being a master sailor wasn't enough, I learned that indeed, I am a great grand master sunfisher. All I needed to do was age 60 years and the title befell me. To be a senior I have to wait another 8 years, and to be a grand master I would have to regress biologically. That's what i really want. I want to turn back the clock. I want the wrinkles on my face to soothe themself back into the creamy soft sensual feeling of my youth. Though in my younger years I never even considered…Continue
Added by Marlene A. Sassaman on March 18, 2010 at 9:05pm — No Comments
This is the adventure of 4 women for a week on my boat.
Saturday Girls Afloat – My best friends Jennifer, Leigh and Anne came down to Miami for a week of a girls retreat for some sailing fun. And what fun we had! Jennifer and Leigh both have sailed with me before on a charter boat in the Chesapeake cruise 2 years ago. Anne has never set foot on a sailboat. She is about to be hook on the…Continue
Added by Bill R on March 12, 2010 at 9:04am — No Comments
Lately I've been reading alot about women who are captains of vessels, hoping one day to be one of them. Here's an interesting story about five of them. Look Out Now, Mama’s Run Off To Sea!
Meet five women and the sailboats they captain
by Alice Snively
What do you mean Mama’s run off to sea?
Just that. And she’s only one of a growing number of women who are…
Added by Alain Brauckmann on March 1, 2010 at 3:08pm — No Comments