A Hobie Cat Christmas?

Every year we pull them out of the closet. The cardboard box is bent on the corners and a little faded now. It smells of the years of storage – a kind of rich aroma of cardboard decay. Inside the box there are a number of dividers and in each divider there is a memory.…

The Problem with Life Rafts

I went sailing in Charleston’s Race Week a couple of years ago with a friend who owned an A40RC Archambault racing boat. We did a couple of days of ocean races with a crew of 5 or 6 – 26 miles per day and it was perfect weather and a lot of fun. Sailing is…