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The years melt away

by Christine Kling Having lived the life of a cruising sailor for many years, and later become a professional writer, I became a delinquent correspondent. It is perhaps easier for those people who live in the same place and work … Continue reading

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Have you used an ATN Gale Sail?

By Mike Jastrzebski I’m directing this post to all of our readers who are sailors. Have any of you used an ATN Gale Sail? I know the arguments against the sail, and I know the advantages of installing a removable … Continue reading

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Tick, tock

Me with Wayne and our friend Genna high atop Pic Paradis on St. Maarten in the Caribbean. by Christine Kling Okay, so I’ve blown my blog deadline again. I always try to get my blogs posted by 3:00 a.m. so … Continue reading

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Giving thanks

by Christine Kling The other day someone posted a comment under one of my Facebook photos. It went something like this – “I wish I could live your life for just one day.” I get it. really I do. You … Continue reading

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Culture Shock

by Christine Kling According to Wikipedia, culture shock can be defined as “the personal disorientation a person may feel when experiencing an unfamiliar way of life due to immigration or a visit to a new country, a move between social … Continue reading

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Shape Shifting

By Christine Kling I’ve rarely failed to get a blog post up on my weekends, but this weekend I completely lost track of time. I’ve been slowly traveling back toward Florida from the Marshall Islands and I think I’ve been … Continue reading

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New features in Navionics app allows boaters to use satellite photos for navigation

by Christine Kling I’ve been fascinated with iPad navigation for quite a while and with our newly repaired rudder, we took off last Monday and motored across the Majuro lagoon to Eneko, one of the smaller islands that form this … Continue reading

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Attitude adjustment

by Christine Kling I’ve been thinking a good deal lately about how much one’s attitude determines the quality of life. We’ve been going through the process of removing the rudder from the boat by using the boat’s davit system and … Continue reading

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Finding my tribe

by Christine Kling Sometimes I must admit, my kid turns out to be pretty smart. Okay, I am a proud mom, but I’d like to share a chat conversation I was having with him on my computer from Majuro here … Continue reading

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More than making do with what’s on hand

by Christine Kling In the photo above, I’m posing next to the church bell at one of the churches here on Majuro Atoll in the Marshall Islands. Do you recognize the bell? Yes, it is a gas cylinder. They can’t … Continue reading

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