Category Archives: On the Water

Down Island 25 Years Later

I returned to Grenada 25 years later. The first time I was Down Island was on the Great St. James, an 85′ Motorsailer, as first mate. After dropping off our month long charter, I rented a purple Honda Elite motor … Continue reading

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One of my Students, proud to say

Tabor Academy Senior Develops Model Sailboat Program to Benefit Youngsters With Disabilities  Asa Smith, Renovates and Donates Model Boats to Sailing Programs including New Bedford Community Boating Center Marion, Ma. (May 2012)—Student sailors with disabilities in Massachusetts and beyond will … Continue reading

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Not on My Watch

     We left Nassau in the morning and we anticipated about a 30 hour passage to Lake Worth, Florida. I had the afternoon watch on the 42′ catamaran starting at 1300 and finishing at 1830. The wind and waves were off … Continue reading

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