Connecticut Archive

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    Slow Start to everything

    Well, this is embarrassing. We were supposed to sail away to Bermuda right after a big party at Pier 66 on Saturday, November 6th. And the crew was supposed to be 6 squash players plus 3 for a crew of 9. I allowed for three […]

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    The Twilight Zone

    At the moment, I have left work, but we have not yet moved onto Ondine. So we live in Manhattan, and Ondine is two and a half hours away in Westbrook, CT. Which means that I end up with days like today where I drive […]

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  • Paloma, Sophie and Francesca in Sea Leaf

    10 Reasons to go sailing, reason #4: Stay humble

    Sailing is fickle. I met a harbor master once who said “there are no beginner sailors at the bottom of the ocean”. What he meant was that if you are a beginner you’re scared, nervous and have the appropriate amount of respect for the sea. […]

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    Summer Sailing Pics

    Pictures from our sailing weekends: Summer 2010

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    Sailing Ondine: the Beginning

    Ever since my Father took me sailing in his dinghy at the age of 12 in a gravel pit in England, I've dreamed of taking my own boat out into the wide-open ocean. But for one reason or another I've delayed, prevaricated, and generally found excuses...

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