Matt's motivation for the trip is to show people, particularly those with disabilities, that there are no limits to what can be accomplished in life; and to raise money for Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB), a nonprofit sailing program for people with disabilities, based in Annapolis, Md. Click here to learn more about CRAB.
Monthly Archives: July 2011
After making good time and seeing my first icebergs the wind changed back to the north. I had two days of 15-20kts head winds with super think fog. I never have been a fan of the fog but when you … Continue reading
Very exciting development – today I received the first photo from Matt. Since he left we’ve been trying to get a good system for him to send photos without blowing his satellite minute budget uploading big files. His first photo … Continue reading
By this time tomorrow I will have crossed over into the Arctic circle and will be sailing in the Arctic ocean. I’ve made some great time since my last entry. I got very lucky and have had several days of … Continue reading
Crossing 60 degrees is a good accomplishment. I’m now at the same latitude as the Shetland islands north of Scotland. Inside the boat, the temperature is around 48 degrees (9c) and outside its in the mid to low 40s (8-7c). … Continue reading
The first two days heading up from Newfoundland were beautiful sunny days – not much wind but a nice break. The next day I saw the most amazing sunrise ever, but, an incredibly colorful bright sunrise is not a good … Continue reading
I would first like to welcome all who are following this trip. This trip is a fundraiser for C.R.A.B., which is an organization that helps give sailing opportunities to the disabled. You can learn more about it in the “how … Continue reading