Clipper

Crossing the Atlantic on a Tall Ship

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And so it begins . . . I am on Star Flyer as she heads out into the Atlantic making for Barbados and winter in the Caribbean. Crossing the Atlantic Ocean on a tall ship is the stuff of dreams. Rope and cable thrumming in the breeze, the crack of a sail filling with wind: these are sounds old in human time -- these sounds lie deep within our collective consciousness. [...]

Onboard the Royal Clipper

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I sailed for two weeks on the Royal Clipper to the Windward and the Grenadine Islands. I boarded the ship in Barbados, only scheduled for a single week. Then I fell in love [...]

The Lightness of Being

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To fly over the ocean on a winged ship . . . It is an old feeling. A deep feeling. In it we are connected, even to the ancient Phoenicians daring to explore the [...]