Captain Margie

Back to Miami

Harold and I have just finished the Winter Break season chartering with the Boy Scouts at Seabase in Islamorada in the Florida Keys.  I worked with the Boy Scouts here at base preparing them for their week-long charters on the Morgans, CSYs, schooners, ketches, sloops and other kinds of sailing vessels; while Harold took a […]

Sailing Upwind and Reducing Heel

Last week we took a group of high school seniors on a sail from Safety Harbor on the gulf side of Islamorada around to Indian Key on the ocean side.  The weather was sunny and the wind was brisk–about 20 knots from the northeast and cool.  We put the second reef in the main sail […]