The Wirie has arrived!

The first person I ever met who was interested in sailing was a customer of mine at a bar called Cheers where I worked in 1996. He was a middle-aged Bruce Coburn listening, greyhound adopting, guilt ridden liberal from Maine. He would come to the south every few months or so on business. He loved …read more

February 25 – 27 — Berry Crossing

The start of our crossing to the Berrys was pleasant enough. We were out of the anchorage by sunrise, and sailing eastward with a southerly 8 knot breeze, making minor adjustments to sail trim, making good progress, and asking each other Trivial Pursuit questions. From my reading I thought the predicted conditions were good for …read more