Sleeping Bags Aren’t Just for Sleepovers

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A stream of conscious … Every night I sleep in a sleeping bag. Most people thinks it’s weird, but it isn’t. Sleeping in a sleeping bag is very practical. It allows me to choose the place I sleep each night. I have the freedom of sleeping by the window on hot nights, or outside where the stars are pretty. I …

Ben Eriksen CareySleeping Bags Aren’t Just for Sleepovers

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

Science & Sailing Come Together in Belize for a Dolphin Research Project

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Originally printed in SAIL Magazine, August 2016 It had been months, but the email I was waiting for finally came in. “I think it’s going to work out … Will confirm Monday,” was all it said, but I jumped to my feet. Hello Ocean, our research foundation, was about to launch Expedition Underway, its very first research-under-sail expedition. Thanks to …

Teresa CareyScience & Sailing Come Together in Belize for a Dolphin Research Project

Science & Sailing Come Together in Belize for a Dolphin Research Project

Teresa CareyWords

Originally printed in SAIL Magazine, August 2016 It had been months, but the email I was waiting for finally came in. “I think it’s going to work out … Will confirm Monday,” was all it said, but I jumped to my feet. Hello Ocean, our research foundation, was about to launch Expedition Underway, its very first research-under-sail expedition. Thanks to …

Teresa CareyScience & Sailing Come Together in Belize for a Dolphin Research Project

A Guide About Guide Books

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On a Morse Alpha Sail-Training expedition we were approaching a harbor in typical fashion with a student “Captain of the Day” at the helm. It would be a beautiful anchorage next to one of the quaint fishing villages in Maine, on one of the outermost islands. Everyone was tired. We had just completed our offshore […]

Teresa CareyA Guide About Guide Books

Big Tooth

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Benji and I navigated Rocinante through the labyrinth of coral heads to the sandy-bottom anchorage after a long day underway. With the anchor down, the sail furled, and nothing but bright sun and turquoise around us, we donned our snorkel and mask, and jumped in. As usual, I practiced my free dive a few times. […]

Teresa CareyBig Tooth

More Checklists and a Video!

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Sailors love checklists! When we first talked about our Boat Check many of you asked for more details. Well – you asked, and we responded….finally! “Boat check” is something that the off-going watch does before they are relieved of their duties. It takes about 15-20 min to do a thorough job. Our watch schedule on […]

Teresa CareyMore Checklists and a Video!

Our Morse Alpha Sail-Training Expeditions just got even better!

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Guess What!?! Our Morse Alpha Sail-Training Expeditions just got even better. Some people were asking if we offer ASA certifications. We do not – and you can find out more about why we don’t here. But, since you asked for it… As of this summer 2016 we are offering a certificate that will be very […]

Teresa CareyOur Morse Alpha Sail-Training Expeditions just got even better!