For anyone wanting reference books on understanding marine weather and storm tactics at sea Steve Dashew has generously made his two volumes on these two subjects available in PDF format, for free to all mariners. The books, Mariner's Weather Handbook,and Surviving The Storm can be downloaded at the following link. Scroll to the bottom of the written article to the book icons and the download links to obtain these valuable references. Thanks, Steve!…Continue
Added by Steve Knight on April 26, 2014 at 5:39pm — No Comments
Only in the Dominican Republic have I experienced the challenge of driving in an easterly direction on the shoulder of the west bound lane. This occurs where Highway #5 from Semana merges with Hwy #3 to Punta Cana.
NOTE: Van on the left was traveling east,…Continue
Added by Marlene Anne Sassaman on April 24, 2014 at 10:57am — No Comments
Added by Marlene Anne Sassaman on April 20, 2014 at 12:26am — No Comments
Hola,Who was the first to coin the phrase, "It's not the place, it's the people?" i don't know. maybe someone will take the time to research the author. not me, not today, Afterall i am surrounded by a wonderful family of brothers, their wives and my best friend while embracing this province.
Added by Marlene Anne Sassaman on April 18, 2014 at 8:03am — No Comments
A caveat of being questioned or receiving an inquiry in Sea Knots is the resulting inspiration. This morning Lola asked if I am sailing alone. A few days ago a girl from my home base, sent an intriguing message via email. Such communication is received with approbation. Venturing far from family and friends has been a daunting experience. Throughout my teenage years until after I retired from the workforce believing people like me has been difficult. The overwhelming calls, texts and e-mails…Continue
Added by Marlene Anne Sassaman on April 11, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments