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  • The Hobo Sailor Times

    “Remember when I sailed through New York harbor?!” I say to my sister-in-law. I’ve just arrived at her and my brother’s house in my home state. “That was fucking crazy.”  “Of course I remember,” she says. “I never thought about it as a wild body of water. I mean Click here for full post: http://www.dinghydreams.com/2021/04/25/the-hobo-sailor-times/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-hobo-sailor-times […] More

  • Maritime Literature from dinghydreams.com Presents:

    The TownhouseA creative nonfiction essay by Emily Greenberg Content Warning : sex, drug use. One part sex scene, one part social critique. Read my essay “The Townhouse,” by making a small, name-your-price donation ($5 minimum due to the intimate nature of the content). “I didn’t need to get Click here for full post: http://www.dinghydreams.com/2021/03/31/maritime-literature-from-dinghydreams-com-presents/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=maritime-literature-from-dinghydreams-com-presents Instagram: […] More

  • An update from Fat Susan – on passage in French Polynesia

    Good morning from a calm and sunny Pacific Ocean, somewhere between the Marquesas islands and the Tuamotu atolls in French Polynesia.  Its 6am, the rest of the crew are in bed and it occurred to me that I haven’t written on our blog for quite a long time.  Well over Click here for full post: […] More

  • So You Want to Buy a Boat

    Where do you find the heart of sailing? Is it witnessing both a sunset and a sunrise at sea? Is it in a boatyard with no fresh water, skin itchy with fiberglass? Is it in stepping ashore after a long passage, and drinking sparkling water with a lemon you foraged Click here for full post: […] More

  • Sailing to a Sauna

    The first time I ever went to a sauna was in the mountains above the Napa Valley in California. With pools fed by higher elevation hot springs there was a steam room, and sauna. This broke the image in my mind of a sauna full of old white men at Click here for full post: […] More

  • CALL FOR MUTUAL AID

    COMRADES, On Labor Day weekend 2020 I hauled my boat for three days and three days only to paint the bottom, remove the old prop shaft and fiberglass the hole, and make a small repair to the rudder that will prevent me from losing the rudder in the event of Click here for full post: […] More

  • I Decided To Quit My Pilot Life And Sail Around The World

    For last few years, I was trying to make our life more and more independent, so that in case of a downturn I’ll would be able to take long-term leave from flying. I had no idea this was going to be a global crisis. Regardless, the opportunity has presented itself and I took 3 years […] More

  • REALITIES of BOAT LIFE: Watch Before You Buy!

    Four years ago, we bought a sailboat and set out to explore the world with absolutely no sailing experience. Now, we’re sharing what we wished we had known. See The Full Story At: REALITIES of BOAT LIFE: Watch Before You Buy! Click here for full post: https://www.gonewiththewynns.com/realities-boat-life Twitter: @the_wynns YouTube: gonewiththewynns Instagram: the_wynns More

  • 2019 Review – Sailing Adventures on SV Fat Susan

    My name is Sam, I’m 14 and I live on a sailing boat called Fat Susan.  I’ve lived on Fat Susan for over a year now and it seems time to recap everything my family and I have done in 2019.  We set off from Portsmouth, UK on 12 August Click here for full post: […] More

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