Approaching Panama, the winds tend to die and the sea becomes still, even glassy. This is what we experienced 60 miles off the Panamanian coast after three days close hauled from Jamaica. The winds had been south of east the ...

As we left the waters of the US Virgin Islands the fishing line zinged. Fifteen minutes later we were cutting steaks off a 50-pound skipjack tuna, which would feed us for the next week. This was the amazing beginning of ...

With months of preparation and many postponed departures the young St. Maarteners who are attempting to sail around the world have set sail. In February 2013 Kippy Gilders, Alex Nebe, Maria Merckens, Laura Bijnsdorp and I came up with the ...