Any of our constituency that knows me personally, knows that I am not only a better talker than writer, also knows that I am pretty horrible writer. That’s the disclaimer mates. The World is taking on a little bit of a make over. As the right side of my brain (KB) explained in the previous post we are pointing our bows towards deep water. On a personal note, as I simultaneously prepare for the J 80 World Championships, off shore could be my favorite destination that I have been. Sorry Gustavia, St. Barts, you are really a close second. In a world that seems to be continuously more connected, I personally find solace in being unconnected. The brief respite from laptops and cell phones can be very liberating, and also very pure. Your priorities and focus change immensely. I remember a conference held by Microsft in the early 90’s based on Bill Gates book Business at the Speed of Thought suggested that technology would let us work less and play more. In my opinion it just allows us to work all of the time. All that said I am personally committed to taking 6 students offshore, my boss and my insurance agent could not be more thrilled. For our current crews we have tried to build a program that would provide training in all of the areas of education that Kristen and I feel are necessary to give the grand sensation of ” I got this”. In honesty, when you cast off the lines to enter the deep blue, if you do not have butterflies, you simply do not understand what you have signed up to do.
Last weekend we spent time learning a about my current sweetheart, Euro Trash Girl. No I will never change the name, I love the name, the song and the owner. We sailed, we reefed, we did countless COBs (used to be MOBs) with JWA veterans. Read more