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Ch. 11: High Speeds and Hot Temps

“Oh, that’s normal for cats.” “Too much banging can cause metal fatigue.” “You should tighten the shrouds.” “How much?” “Until it feels right.” These were some of the varying pieces of advice we were getting when we reached out to … Continue reading

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Ch. 8: Carnage at Sea

I watched him in anticipation as Johnny eyed it and swished it around a time or two.  Water dripped from Yannick’s nose onto his forearm as he, too, strained to see. Having confirmed the prop was not fouled, Yannick was more … Continue reading

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#76: How To Cross Oceans (My Trans-At Movie Trailer)

What do you need to cross an ocean?  A level-head, an adventurous spirit and a sense of humor!  Exciting news guys!  I have completed the complete, 90+ minute movie from mine and Phillip’s first trans-Atlantic this past June when we … Continue reading

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Ch. 7: Best Shower of My Life

“I wouldn’t go if I couldn’t take a hot shower every day.” It was my brother who told me this recently.  Sorry, John (if you’re reading this, probably not!), but you did say it and I’m sure you would still … Continue reading

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Ch. 4: Paris Panties and Provisioning Tips

I guess we should talk about the really important stuff before we get to the panties. Fuel: While there were many, many critical provisions we needed to stock on the boat, fuel was one of the first items to come … Continue reading

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Ch. 3: Boat Projects and Participation Trophies

This was Yannick again, distinctly pointing out my “American ways,” as he called them. One really cool thing I like about being around different types of people, particularly people who grew up in different countries with entirely different cultures and … Continue reading

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Andanza Means Adventure

It truly does.  “Andanza” is Spanish for “adventure.”  The minute Captain Yannick told me this, I knew it was the perfect boat for me to jump aboard to sail across the Atlantic.  And, the entire adventure — from our breath-taking … Continue reading

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