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Preserving the Skills

There was a lot of talk back in the early 1900s about losing the skillset needed to sail large wooden vessels. As sailing ships were…

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Posted in Coast Guard Auxiliary Safety at Sea

Sailing is an Art

For the first time in a number of years, my local flotilla is going to offer the sailing and seamanship course to the general public….

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Tearing Open the Envelope

When I was a kid, I was terrified of the water. Totally convinced there was something lurking under the surface that was going to grab…

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Posted in Adventures Safety at Sea

Meeting the Next Challenge

Every year, I set myself at least one major challenge in each of the three areas that I consider essential to living a good life:…

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Posted in Book Reviews Historical research

Canadian Confederate Cruiser

I confess to being a history geek. There is never too much detail in a book, as far as I am concerned — that’s what…

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Posted in Captain Jane Thorn Series Historical research

Freedom is on the Way

Ready to follow Captain Jane on her next adventure? She is on her way to the Chesapeake with her loyal crew and trouble brewing, of…

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