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  1. SloopJonB

    A “famous” day in cruising boat history

    +1 Aside from the stress relief I get from insulting the hopeless sociopolitical morons in PA, the reason I write here grew out of a single experience I had years ago. I was at the memorial for an old friend/acquaintance who owned the boatyard I have used for the past 35 years. His daughter...
  2. SloopJonB

    A “famous” day in cruising boat history

    I didn't see any reference to claustrophobia in that.
  3. SloopJonB

    A “famous” day in cruising boat history

    I have never understood the adulation for Moitessier. Sure he was an extremely accomplished seaman but beyond that he wasn't much of a man. An emotional child. Utterly selfish and irresponsible, deserting his family to sail away alone. The only person who mattered to him was Bernard. There...




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