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August 2019

7250Th Transpac — The Biggest One Yet

There was a lot of energy and enthusiasm behind making the 50th Transpac the biggest one yet.

82Around The Next Corner In Indonesia

The natural beauty of Raja Ampat, and Indonesia at large, is truly stunning. From east to west, Indonesia is slightly larger than the United States. (It's a five hour plane ride to Papua.)

86Volunteering to Fight The Good Fight

Although its direct-action approach to ocean conservation has often been controversial — particularly years ago in regard to Japanese whaling operations — the Sea Shepherd organization has endured since 1977, and continues to operate a variety of campaigns internationally.

88Tahiti Rendez-vous

When a fleet of ordinary sailors completes a goal as ambitious as crossing three or four thousand miles of open ocean nonstop, it's only natural that they'd want to do a bit of celebrating, right?

92Max Ebb: A Shoestring Operation

It's an old sailing instructor trick: Just when the students in knot-tying class have mastered the square knot, the instructor has everyone examine their own shoes.

102World of Chartering

Expedition Chartering in the Land of the Penguins