Maritime journalist Dallas Murphy is on a quest to quell the alarmists, debunk the deniers, and depolarize the global-warming debate with an active, intelligent discussion of how man-made changes to the ocean ecosystem can have a lasting effect on the earth’s climate. To Follow the Water is a conversation starter that navigates readers through the annals of oceanography, catalogues the accomplishments of noteworthy explorers and scientists, and explains how the earth’s interwoven network of ocean currents directly impacts worldwide temperatures, long-term weather patterns, and global atmospheric conditions. An avid sailor and professed open-water aficionado, Murphy’s poetic ruminations on the earth’s salty, fluid throughways provide a refreshing contrast to some of the book’s more-academic details by painting a picture of the ocean that is meticulously complex and sublimely awe-inspiring.
Hanse’s E-Motion Electric Rudder Drive
When news that Hanse Yachts had launched a new form of electric-powered yacht first broke in the winter of 2016, it was widely reported. After all, Hanse is one of the world’s biggest builders of sailing boats, so this had the feeling of a breakthrough to it.After nearly a year, ...read more