Category Archives: Sailing

Back at it…

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with yesterday’s perfect weather & ideal winds….why not!

Feeding the brain

 

 

 

It’s important to me that I antiquate the things that I learnt yesterday, and replace it with new experiences & new knowledge; took me while but  today I finally conquered Morse code, writing & translation. I guess this will be a useful nugget for the Zombie apocalypse that everyone is talking about, haha.

 

Test your might! Translate my code:

.. / .- — / -. — .– / ..-. ..- .-.. .-.. -.– / .- -… .-.. . / – — / ..- -. -.. . .-. … – .- -. -.. –..– / .– .-. .. – . / .- -. -.. / .-.. .. … – . -. / – — / — — .-. … . / -.-. — -.. . .-.-.- / -… -.– / – …. . / .– .- -.– / .– . .-.. -.-. — — . / – — / –. .- .-. -. . – / … -. .- .–. … .-.-.-

 

 

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Orinoco Flow

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I already miss being out there, it’s such a calming thrill if there’s such a term, but It’s also good to be back on dry land. It’s surprisingly still warm out on the water, so I had to take advantage of it; nailing down my sailing certifications one at a time.

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City Island


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One moment I’m in the concrete jungle, the next I’m sailing around a nice peaceful harbor for the entire weekend. More to come in time…end goal: Island hopping, the chain of Islands in the Caribbean, next summer.

 

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Eat what you catch

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A taste of what I am jamming to while cleaning and seasoning this big red mama!

I can’t believe it. It’s been a year since I stopped eating chicken/red meat/ poured a glass of milk or fried an egg for breakfast, a year ago I woke up one day and had no craving for a piece of steak that was on my lunch plate, later that day I caught myself strangely eating around some diced chicken in a dinner salad. I didn’t set out to drastically switch up my diet; in fact I have no recollection of any conscious thoughts that would set me on that path on that particular day. It just happened, that I can no longer eat these things. Weird. However, I still enjoy seafood from time to time, whatever possessed my thoughts on that day doesn’t seem to reject it. I decided to look this up, apparently theres a term for people like me:

“A pescetarian, their diet shares many of its components with a vegetarian diet and includes vegetablesfruitnutsgrainsbeanseggs, and dairy, but unlike a vegetarian diet it also includes fish and shellfish.”

 

I don’t eat eggs or dairy, so I guess a further deduced term is hiding somewhere in the dictionary . While Googling, I came across this video “Three reasons not to eat fish“  it’s so well edited, invoking much pity by showing  animal (Fish) cruelty. Almost made me feel bad about my catch, until I spotted a Dolphin in the video, WHAT! A Dolphin is not a fish, from my little fishing and bio knowledge, they are warm blooded, have  little hair fibres not scales, have lungs and need to come up to breath from time to time, and they give birth to a young  which requires it’s mother’s milk for a year.Spotting the Dolphin was my little justification for dismissing the entire video . That’s where my pity stops, I will work my way up sometime, but fish is SO delicious.

I’m a cruel guy.I know.Ha!

 

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Coastal Navigation

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Late afternoon ‘lunch & study’ for my Coastal navigation course.  I am on my way,  pulling my daydreams of sailing the Caribbean into my reality.

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