by Rachel Kashdan, Posted July 16, 2014Just before sunset, nine hundred nautical miles from shore, three sailors and a dog jump into in a four-person liferaft as waves crash around them. For four hours they bail water by the gallon, surrounded only by a vast and encroaching darkness.
by Kerry Pears, Posted August 5, 2013The wind was howling, the tall, young trees outside the motel window roared as they whipped from side to side, and the sturdy building shook nervously.
by Hilary Sharp, Posted May 22, 2012In the next few months, Summerville and fellow sailor Steve Cockerill will sail the 115 nautical miles between Dublin, Ireland, and Southport, England, to raise money for mental health awareness and sailing support services. Sailing on Lasers, their journey will take between 12 and 15 hours to complete, depending on conditions.
by Lisa Gabrielson, Posted April 1, 2013Suddenly, the phone rings and Winkler springs to action, taking down information from the skipper of a stranded 36-foot SeaRay. It’s not yet 0930, and he’s already completed one tow this morning.
by Patricia H-F Moore, Posted September 19, 2013A sailor’s perspective of a mid-Atlantic drama