1 Lost Shipping Container Doing Some Good

Maybe all is not lost when shipping containers go overboard. Fascinating video of a lost container, subject of a study by Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute.

So Far, this Independence Thing is Working

jer quincy myles on stern

One year ago today Tom and I declared our personal Independence Day, cast off the dock lines and headed out to cruise aboard Sunshine, our 32 foot Freedom. Since that day we’ve sailed to every state on the east coast of the U.S.

You’re Paying to Kill the Ocean

From Scientific American Observations: Overfishing and pollution have pushed life in the high seas to the brink of collapse, according to a new report from the Global Ocean Commission. “The oceans are a failed state,” David Miliband, co-chair of the commission, told Reuters. … The report warns that a combination of technology and big fuel […]

The Art of Anchoring

freedom sailboat aground

There are certain guidelines for securely anchoring for the night, but sometimes things just don’t work out. When they don’t, it helps to get good pictures. Attend to the Tide Enroute from our Fort Lauderdale vacation back to Beaufort SC, we were pushing hard to make as many miles as possible each day. We left […]

Duct Tape 911 – DIY Medical Care for Cruisers, Preppers and other Accident Prone Adventurers

rolls of duct tape

I’m not sure how I first stumbled on The Survival Doctor. It wasn’t via StumbleUpon because I never go there. I’m not a prepper, (the new term for survivalist) searching for how to stop the government from taking away my guns. Though Survival Doc does have a few handy posts about how to treat gunshot […]