Author Archives: Mike

And Now For A Little Bit Of News…

For the past couple of years, I’ve been flying small UAS’s (Unmanned Aircraft Systems, or FAA-speak for drones) as a hobby, and have found the videography aspect fascinating.  So much so, that I’ve decided to make the hobby a bit … Continue reading

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Just A Quick Note…

As you may have noticed, we haven’t been doing much of any sailing or boating lately.  Well, sometimes life gets in the way – so we are on a bit of an activity hiatus.  In the meantime, please peruse and … Continue reading

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Pictures From Checkpoint 2 – 2014 Everglades Challenge

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I just found some pictures online that were taken of my arrival and departure from CP2 – it was quite a milestone for me, as our first attempt ended at CP1 due to a serious water leak in Clarity’s vaka … Continue reading

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A Sad Day On The Water In Fiji

Earlier today, on the waters off of Suva Point, we sailors lost one of our own. I don’t know his name, or how long he had been sailing, but none of that matters… he was a young boy of 13, … Continue reading

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The Boats I Have Known – A Brief Sailing History of Yours Truly (Entry #1)

I started sailing pretty early in life, and I thought it would be fun to take a retrospective and hopefully accurate look at the boats I’ve owned and sailed so far. Please note that, unless identified as a boat I … Continue reading

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Everglades Challenge 2015 – 100% FUBAR

I’ve taken a month off while gathering my thoughts about the 2015 Everglades Challenge, and I”m still not totally ready to post my opinions.  I will, however, post them in the next week (it’s our anniversary this weekend, so no … Continue reading

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Coastie And Clamcounters 2015 Everglades Challenge/Impromptu Vacation Report

Coastie, an ex-Coast Guardsman, and Clamcounter, his accountant son, are two of the most fun WaterTribers I know (and that says a lot, because ALL Tribers are a ton of fun!). Here is a link to their report, and a … Continue reading

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