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Nate Rooks
Sailing a Restored Ingrid from WA to the Marquesas: I met these folks in the San Juans in the summer of 2021 as they were just about to head south after restoring their 196...
Sandy Lam
Katie McCabe: Sailed Solo Around Britain at Age 14: Aside from the fact that she became the youngest person to sail around the UK at 14 years old, she restored her own wood...
Sandy Lam
Wood on Water: An inspiring short film featuring a group of teenagers on a 40-day canoe journey through the Canadian wilderness. Beauti...
Nate Rooks
Preparing a Wooden Boat for Bluewater Cruising with Madison Boatworks: Jonathan and Whitney are restoring a 1960 Ingrid 38 with the intention of living the bluewater cruising dream. In this f...
Nate Rooks
The Passage: Growing up, growing old, and the wild places that define us: When my brother and I set out on our own Inside Passage adventure, the stories of historic paddlers like Betty Lowman Ca...
Steve Stone
Live From the Heart, Be Who You Are: Wish I would have seen this when I was 16 years old. Just sent it to my daughter, Stella…...
Steve Stone
Lego Car & Jet Bicycle?: This young man reminds me of an uber-talented classmate in film school at CalArts, Teddy Newton. Fast forward 20 years,...
Steve Stone
Sailing Around the World in LA VAGABOND: Is it true that good things happen when you let go, take a leap of faith, and flow with the river of life? I love how Ri...
The Off Center Crew
Sailing the Northwest Passage in a Junk-Rigged Wooden Boat – Parts 4, 5 & 6: We are presenting the complete video series of Chris and Jess Bray’s entire voyage on OffCenterHarbor.com, and her...
Steve Stone
Sailing the Northwest Passage in a Junk-Rigged Wooden Boat – Parts 1, 2 & 3: I first heard about Chris Bray from friends in Tasmania. Chris grew up circumnavigating the earth on a small sailboat wi...

 

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Tom Mahuta Robinson
Greetings From Papua New Guinea by Tom Robinson: A quick update: On Tuesday the 9th I flew into the capital of PNG, Port Moresby. The next morning I boarded my connectin...
Tom Mahuta Robinson
MAIWAR Has Been Found by Tom Robinson: Greetings all, Obviously, there is some big news but, before we go any further, I’d like to share a few thoughts regar...
Steve Stone
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The Sculptor Within: The following was written by Tom Robinson, upon landfall on a tiny S. Pacific atoll after rowing 5,000 miles on his firs...
Ellen Leonard
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“Sailing Una” – By Leney Breeden: Through her words and beautiful photographs, Leney Breeden brings us along a camp-cruising adventure aboard UNA, a Sooty...
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Ellen Leonard
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