Studying for an Upgrade

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I’m busy studying for a 500 ton mate’s license as well as a 200 ton master upgrade. I’m knee deep in the cargo handling section right now. There’s alot of information too absorb, most of it about subjects I have no first hand experience with… like the use of the psychometric chart to avoid damage to cargo. But it’s interesting, …

Ben Eriksen CareyStudying for an Upgrade

Giving The Old Girl A Little Dry Time

Ben EriksenNews

Another summer sailing season is winding down in Maine, although September is absolutely spectacular sailing up here, and the anchorages are empty, so you can easily find a spot in some of those popular spots like Buckle and Pulpit Harbor. But for Norseman 447 Rocinante, she’s found a spot ashore. It’s time to give her bottom a little Vitamin D. It’s been …

Ben EriksenGiving The Old Girl A Little Dry Time

New Flares Again?

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Our summer season sailing season is winding down. The past 15 months of living, sailing, working, swimming, hosting, teaching, reefing, and beating into some big waves have been great, but it’s time to give our old girl a rest, some TLC, and a few upgrades. It’s also time for some of the more mundane re-occurring tasks… EPRIB registration renewal, Vessel Documentation renewal, and checking …

Ben EriksenNew Flares Again?

Boat stuff for sale! Charts, gear – get it now!

Teresa CareyNews

Hi everyone! We are selling some of our charts and gear. Buy it quick before my husband decides to save it! Price includes US shipping. Please inquire about international shipping. How to pay: Email me to tell me what you want. Send payment via Paypal to teresa at teresa carey dot com. Or just email me and I’ll send you …

Teresa CareyBoat stuff for sale! Charts, gear – get it now!