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Episode #92: Life at Sea, Master Mariners Racing, and Going with the Flow (Latitude 38 Verbatim)

This week’s host, Monica Grant, reads 3 articles from the May 2023 issue of Latitude 38 Sailing Magazine. Hear “Making Sense of a Life at Sea” by Emma Casey, “Master Mariners Racing – An Ageless Tradition” by Martha Blanchfield, and “Going with the Flow” by Ashley Gremel.


This episode covers everything from rough waters to beautiful sunsets. Here’s a small sample of what you will hear in this episode:

  • What is Landfall Leatherworks?
  • How’s the trip from Maldives to Seychelles?
  • What is the Master Mariners Race?
  • Where are the Sandwich Islands?
  • What does the Master Mariners Benevolent Association do?
  • Who was Matthew Turner?
  • Where can you see pilot whales?
  • Who is Chris Parker?

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Show Notes

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