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Spin Doctors preforming in Miami

Sailing to the Big City

We are able to spend some of our time when we are not sailing the Keys in our anchorage in downtown Miami.  Lately we have enjoyed a free concert downtown with the Spin Doctors (I am showing my age) and have seen some really great authors speak at the Miami Book Fair. During some of our longer […]

Young Sailing Skipper at the Helm

Why Learn To Sail, 1957 Edition

I picked up the August, 1957 Popular Boating Magazine at an Antique fair on South Beach.  From an ad by the National Sailing Association; Skippering a sailboat builds character. It teaches responsibility, dexterity, ingenuity and good sportsmanship. It attracts companions with equally high ideals. Young sailors are rarely troublemakers. What an argument to teach your kids sailing! Imagine what they would have had […]

Boca Chita Harbor at sunrise

Follow Your Dreams

I was interviewed for a business magazine about turning your hobby or passion into a business.  One of the questions asked was what mistakes have you made. I had a hard time answering last night, this morning as the sun was coming up I sent her this follow-up; When I was in my early 30’s  I considered getting […]