Sunday, February 3, 2008
Strictly Sail Chicago
Just got back from the Chicago show. It has gotten much bigger in the last few years. I went with Ed King and Dan Scardino. We then went on to the Pink Pony Party at the Chicago Yacht Club. (For those out of the loop the Pink Pony is the largest and closest bar to the finish line of the Race to Mackinac.) There was a nice turn out and decent music. There was also a lot of 100th Race merchadise on display. One thing we did note is that every sailboat manufacturer at the show has his fractional ownership partner right next to the boat display. So we concluded that fractional ownership is truly "hot" this year.
Just got back from a visit to an Indonesian Coast Guard patrol boat. Very beautiful. Immaculate. Great fun with lots of selfies with crew. B...
PRECISE NAVIGATION! The passenger steamer SS Warrimoo was quietly knifing its way through the waters of the mid-Pacific on its way from ...
Proving it is not easy to get internet and phone service that keeps working in Indonesia. Fair winds and following seas :)
There has always been a great interest in knowing how much to budget for the cruising life. The answer is always "it depends." I t...