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From Island Bound to Bearly A-Wake

"If a man must be obsessed by something, I suppose a boat is as good as anything, perhaps a bit better than most. A small sailing craft is not only beautiful, it is seductive and full of strange promise and the hint of trouble." -E.B. White from The Sea and the Wind that Blows Beautiful, seductive and full of promise. Those might seem like odd adjectives to attach to a sailboat, but once you feel the power of the wind driving a hull through the waves or spend a few nights bobbing at anchor in a far away harbor, you realize how perfect they are. Besides all that, I'm sure Erin appreciates that my obsession is a sailboat rather than any number of alternatives. And so the next chapter in my obsession began late this summer when we moved up to a bigger sailboat. Based on comments from a few other recent posts, some of you have been eager to hear about the new boat. Those that follow my Instagram account (@SailFarLiveFree) have probably already picked up a few of the