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July 8, 2010 - 9:46amJust Tom
and autopilot, so what? Course 232, engine off, good sailing, but a bit too close for comfortable going. We ... a night. Mizzen, staysail, and engine, leaping and surging, but we need to get east and this is the way ... as the engineer of the spar system on board. Wednesday, December 5 Headed for the Horn We made ...
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October 3, 2007 - 4:11pmThe High Price of Arrogance
engine for the fifth time in 24 hours. Barely into our five-day Caribbean cruise from St. Thomas ... the engine came to a sputtering stop followed by a harsh cough while 25 knots of wind slammed the bow, I ... and the GPS showed us about 1,000 miles off course. Once we could no longer run the engine, we couldn ...
October 3, 2007 - 4:11pmHair of the Dog
expected, allowing us to cast off our lines by 9:30 a.m. The engines purred and wafted diesel in the early ... was simple: shower, clean the interior, steer, cook, eat, sleep, navigate and check the engines. There were ... , bilges to clean, engines that need to be checked." Left unchecked, the decades-old debate of sail vs ...
October 3, 2007 - 4:11pmBermuda High
. The engines purred below the sole while our stout little ship gracefully lifted over each beam swell, gently ... tended to the ship's log, updated our position and checked the engine vitals. Then, as I stood ...