In his book Plain Sailing, Dallas Murphy gives new sailors the essential information needed to get on a boat and become a significant crewmember, while also offering experienced sailors a strong reminder of what it means to be out there in the first place. Murphy’s straightforward philosophy is this: learning to see like a sailor means appreciating the inherent beauty of wind on sail. It is a delicate balance of technical training and intuition that leads one to become a successful, happy sailor. For newbie sailors and salty dogs alike, this is a refreshing approach that inevitably leads to a more rewarding sailing experience.
The ICW North Bound Migration Begins
As the northbound migration begins, we are getting some early reports on conditions along the ICW. The overall impression this spring is that after the damages caused by the hurricanes, the winter storms have apparently not made too many additional changes. There is even some ...read more