Tag Archives: Sailing

Monhegan

Day 7 Wed 7/29 Arrival and Fin Whales

Bryan and I took turns manning the helm for about 4 hour shifts through the night. Fortunately for the one at the helm, there was a moderate wind which meant we could use the jib & mainsail and string up the self-steering, an ingenious apparatus which adjusts for the wind and tiller, requiring only occasional […]

Rescued-lady-photo

Day 5 Mon 7/27 The Rescue Operation

We were sailing towards Provincetown, Cape Ann, when I spotted a small inflatable boat. When I checked with the binoculars, I noticed there was a motor on the boat, but someone was rowing against choppy waves. I told Bryan to sail in that direction, and saw that it was a lady. I threw her a […]

Setting Sail

The First Sailing Trip

From Long Island to Maine in Bryan’s vintage 29.9 foot sailboat. The first day we caught dinner, which we cooked on the grill on the back of the boat at sunset. While sailing out of Moriches Inlet Bryan discovered the bronze piece holding the tiller into place had broken, so he made a quick repair […]