by Paul Calder, Posted June 17, 2013On the first morning of our trip from Miami to Bimini we were “pulled over” by a speedboat full of heavily armed Customs and Border Protection agents. At the time, three friends and I were sailing away from the United States at a stately two-and-a-half knots and were still within 10 miles of Miami.
by Capt. Rob, Posted March 17, 2015To obtain a U.S. Coast Guard Captain’s License, unlike a driver’s license, there is a lot more to it than just paying a fee and taking an eye test.
by Ben Markhart, Posted November 21, 2013With the wind gusting into the low 20s and some very ominous-looking clouds on the horizon, I knew it was time to get back to dry land. I was out sailing with my two good friends, John and Jack, and we had crossed most of Great Bear Lake in no time.
by Owen Caddy, Posted May 7, 2014When I asked my daughter, Tamsyn, 10, what she and her brother, Griffyn, 7, had learned while sailing aboard Madrona, our Tayana 37, she cited some obvious things, like becoming a better swimmer and learning about marine life by observing it firsthand...