Everything had to go smoothly on launch day if my cousin Tim Rhyno was to successfully float his new million dollar fishing boat. But of course it didn’t.
Dreaming of an adventurous life afloat? Make you’re ready to take it ALL in.
Modern sailboat rigging and the most common choices for someone who wants to buy a sailboat and go cruising.
Some people find their challenge with Monday Night Football or Hockey Night In Canada. Others find it climbing a mountain and Derek Hatfield seeks it south of Cape Horn in world’s ultimate solo yacht racing challenge which attracts only “the toughest of the tough”. What makes him do it?
Two men. An overturned canoe. Frigid water. George Burden shares a story of drama and human endurance taxed to the limit.
The first thing you notice is the air, scrubbed by a thousand miles of ocean and a hundred miles of evergreen forest. The spruce-scented breeze wafts along the shores of western Newfoundland filling the billowing sails of our tall ship, Concordia, and simultaneously purging our lungs of city smog. Even the tap water in Newfoundland […]
“When we went to the early boat shows, we were called cockroaches by the big manufacturers,” remembers Robert. “That’s OK; cockroaches survive atomic blasts. Most of those manufacturers are now gone. We’re still thriving.”