Catalina Island And The Banshee

Now how do I explain to the US Coast Guard the scene before me; a woman splayed out across my settee (boat couch) howling like a wild cornered banshee, like she was about to die.   There’s really no gentle way, so here goes: Though not intentionally, I tested the full effects of running on […]

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Poor Boys Yacht Club Hall of Fame

Subject:  Poor Boys Yacht Club Hall of Fame Sometime within the past ten years my friend Bill and I visit the mast up storage yard at Marina Del Rey, California, where he maintains his sailboat, a 26′ MacGregor.  This small trailerable sailboat is known as a power sailor because it is capable of doing over […]

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