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The Level of Expectation

Teresa Carey Words 2 Comments

Solo sailing has always been a significant part of my sailing education. No other type of sailing even compares to the growth and challenge provided by long-distance solo sailing. When I sold Daphne my biggest concern was that I would lose the skills and perspective that I had developed while on my two-year solo voyage. Benji shared the same concern …

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Sailing In The Fog – What You Need To Know And Do

Ben Eriksen Carey Words 1 Comment

Sound Signals and VHF Protocol in the Fog Our recent 3 day Morse Alpha sail training expedition in beautiful Maine offered a wide variety of sailing conditions. We saw gusts to 30 knots the first day out, thick fog the second, and light winds the third. The perfect course… a little bit of everything, couldn’t have planned it better myself. We had fun tucking in …

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Contest: Use Radar To Determine Position

Ben Eriksen Carey Words 44 Comments

UPDATE: The contest is closed. I posted all the submissions and messages I received via email or Facebook in the comments below. The winner was drawn at random from all the correct entries, congratulations to Alex Rook. Thanks so much for playing. And don’t forget to check out the creative problem solving methods everyone used below.  The correct answer is: …