Tag Archives: Caribbean

Caribbean adventures of the Namastes, Part II — Norfolk to Virgin Islands


This is part II of a multipart series about our adventures aboard S.V. Namaste, our 46 foot (length on deck) cutter rigged sloop. Couples aboard a boat are often referred to by their boat’s name. Hence, we became “the Namastes.” Soon after our arrival in Norfolk, … Continue reading

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Caribbean adventures aboard Sailing Vessel Namaste — Part I, preparations


This is part I of a multipart series about our adventures aboard S.V. Namaste, our 46 foot (length on deck) cutter rigged sloop. My wife Jeanie, her brother Fiester, our friend Fitz and I left Annapolis, Maryland in October of 1996 aboard Namaste bound … Continue reading

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Deal with Boredom — Learn the local foreign language and culture.


Boredom is becoming an insidious problem. Here is a re-post of an article I wrote back in 2001 or 2002 while sitting on our sailboat. She was lying at anchor and I was trying to overcome boredom. It pertains mainly … Continue reading

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