My funny, yet embarrassing sailing story

I’m getting ready to do a bunch of sailing next week, hopefully. I say hopefully because I had a funny, yet embarrassing experience happen to me today. I’ll get to that in a bit. First a little back story. As I’ve mentioned inĀ other posts, I bought a MacGregor Venture 222 last year so I can…

The First Sail

My first real thought once I launched the boat from the dock was, “I’m finally sailing a real sailboat”. All my life I had been on these smaller boats like canoes and kayaks with make-shift sails just trying to harness the wind a bit to move peacefully through the water. Now I finally had my…

Preparing For The First Sail

After I got my “new to me” boat home, I had quite a bit of work to do to get things ready for the water. First thing was to take everything off the boat, decide what was good and what was bad, and get it back on the boat the way I wanted it. When…

The Sailing Bug

I suppose the bug has always been there. It was just a matter of time before it caught up with me. I have been on the water my entire life. Longer than I can remember, I guess, because my father will tell me stories that I had no clue ever happened. To the best of…