Monthly Archives: July 2011

Baffin Bay (AKA Insomnia Bay)

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

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First Photo

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

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Arctic!

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

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60 North

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

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Day 29

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

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North

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

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Day 20

I entered the fog on day 12 and I didn’t get out until day 19. When sailing offshore you live in a big world.  You can see 3 miles in all directions.   You can watch the passing of rain … Continue reading

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