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Wed on the water

by Christine Kling With sailboats and square riggers in the background, on Saturday, aboard the California Princess in San Diego harbor, I wed Wayne on the water. (Try saying that three times fast without sounding like Elmer Fudd). We had … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

By Mike Jastrzebski Just wanted to wish all of our readers a Happy New Year and best wishes for 2015. Share on Facebook

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A Cruiser’s Christmas

by Christine Kling I adore the cruising lifestyle, and I consider myself to be incredibly fortunate to be out here on a boat at an atoll in the middle of the Pacific ocean. I also know that there are boatloads … Continue reading

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Cruising through the holidays

By Mike Jastrzebski St. Augustine Nights of Lights. The holidays are a favorite time of mine for cruising. Maybe it’s because eleven years ago on Thanksgiving day when we were new to cruising and making our way down the Tenn-Tom waterway from … Continue reading

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Almost lost our mooring ball!

By Mike Jastrzebski Not as in the dangerous, we could have lost our boat way, but more like a I should have thought things out and planned accordingly way. As of today we have been in St. Augustine for a … Continue reading

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Writing vs. cruising

By Mike Jastrzebski I know I’m not the only writer/cruiser that has this problem, but I have a hard time writing and cruising. Most of my books have been written while we were at the dock. I’ve been working on … Continue reading

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Traveling again

By Mike Jastrzebski We’re leaving Charleston Saturday the 11th and do not expect to reach St. Augustine until late afternoon on Monday the 13th so I will not be posting much of a blog this week. It’s been hectic since … Continue reading

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Why Mary?

By Mike Jastrzebski There are really two questions here. The first is why is Mary the official prop scraper on Rough Draft? The second is why is Mary the best sailing and cruising partner a man could ask for? As … Continue reading

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Heading home

By Mike Jastrzebski Just a short post this week. We’ve been busy getting the boat ready to head back down south. We say we’re heading home but the truth is we don’t have a real home right now. We consider … Continue reading

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Sittin’ and contemplatin’

By Mike Jastrzebski It’s a beautiful morning here in Deltaville. 75 degrees, partly sunny, a little breeze and the boat’s gently rocking, and I’m just sitting in the cockpit, drinking coffee, and contemplating about what to write. I’m not talking … Continue reading

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