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s/v Ocean Blue Another step closer to being far, far away........

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Albert Einstein

Here’s something you maybe didn’t know, borrowed from MansfieldStorrsPatch Despite sailing for over half a century, Einstein was not a very accomplished sailor. According to his biographers, he would lose his direction, his mast would often fall down, and he … Continue reading

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Shaelyn ….

 

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Time to move the sailing dream along …!

“Don’t be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days . . . as you make use of.” —Charles Richards Get out there and sail the boat. Now ! [or at least very soon] “…if we are sitting around … Continue reading

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Government Farm Bay

Government Farm Bay. I’d always taken a look at this bay on the chart, situated on the western shores of the dam, just north of the Island, and thought that it would make a good lunch stop-over. In all my … Continue reading

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De-Naming and Re-Naming

Slow but steady progress is being made. I don’t know what was used to bond the old name on the hull. It certainly took forever to get it off and my fingers are still numb and tingly 2 days later. … Continue reading

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The difference between men and women ?

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Freedom

Setting your own course, Trimming your own sails Leaving your own wake!

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Sailing Heros

4th place, 2200nm without a keel. I have added a new name to my list of worldly heros!! Well done Jean-Pierre Dick !!

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Ambassador of stubborn determination

So, rather than retire and give in, Mr Jean-Pierre Dick sailing Virbac-Paprec 3 is doggedly pressing on towards the finish after loosing his keel over 2000nm ago. His website states he is “Ambassador of Stubborn Determination“. No kidding! Makes my minor … Continue reading

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