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THE OPEN BOAT: Across the Pacific THE OPEN BOAT

THE OPEN BOAT Across the Pacific by 'W•Norton & Company New York · THE OPEN BOAT: Across the Pacific by Webb Chiles In reading this for the first time in a quarter century, I am struck by how much the South Pacific has changed in the intervening years. I have returned to most of these places many times since 1979-80, and have been in

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DO NOT GO GENTLE A SAILOR'S VOYAGE FROM DEATH - Sun Sentinel

Nov 15, 1992 · ---- Webb Chiles is the author of, among other books, Storm Passage and The Open Boat. Dolphins’ Tua Tagovailoa gets response from ‘celebrity crush’ Shania Twain Twin baby girls found at ...

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Webb Chiles: the first American to sail solo around Cape Horn ...

Webb Chiles: the first American to sail solo around Cape Horn AS A SAILOR Webb Chiles has sailed five circumnavigations and set several world records. Long ago he became the first American to sail solo around Cape Horn. Also an established author and poet he spoke to us about some of his achievements and his life on the sea.

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Anthony Steward - Around alone in an open boat

Webb Chiles attempted a few years earlier to sail around in an open boat, a Drascombe Lugger. He did not complete the trip, finally stopping at Gibralta, if I recall correctly. He was quoted at the time as saying that only the easy part was left so it was no longer a challenge.

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70.8%: A VOYAGE OF PLEASURE: the Log of Bernard Gilboy’s ...

Webb Chiles, author of several books on his sailing adventures may be best known to my readers for his near circumnavigation in an open Drascombe Lugger, chronicled in The Open Boa t and which I wrote about h ere. Webb is an intelligent and gifted writer, poet and photographer, and you can access much of his work at his website. Webb has the ...

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Sailing Books, Yachting Literature, Cruising Bookshelf - E ...

IN addition to our new Kindle bookshop this section of the site is dedicated to providing good quality books for you to read onscreen or download and read offline. We are starting with older cruising titles, but would like to expand this section to include new works as well.

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Wayward circumnavigator | Club Marine Australia

A lifetime of near-continuously sailing the world’s oceans has again brought the legendary Webb Chiles near our Australian shores. I thought it prudent to invite the 74-year-old American for a Cheeseburger in Paradise, as singer Jimmy Buffet would say. But alas, for his sixth circumnavigation, Chiles is crossing the Tasman Sea north of Sydney.

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Extracts from the The Marine Quarterly - Spring 2013 — The ...

Webb Chiles has a spot of bother while attempting a transPacific voyage in a Drascombe Lugger: I left the Royal Suva Yacht Club dock at 1100 on Wednesday 7 May 1980. The packing and plastic bagging and stowing had taken longer than usual; but by 1030 everything was in place.

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self-portrait in the present sea journal

The sailing season has come to a close for many of you and if you can’t sail any more this year and want to watch someone who is, my friend, Lee, is about to set off for Hawaii single-handed in his Valiant 32, MORNING STAR. This is not his first sail to Hawaii.

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“Talking Sailing” by Richard Crockett – issue 34 | Sailing ...

Regarding the Lugger story, don’t forget Webb Chiles. He made it from San Diego to the Canary Islands in one. His book is quite a read. It is interesting to note that he disputes Ant Stewards voyage as being invalid for an open boat because it was decked from the bow to the mast.

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The Spirit of Sailing and The Sea - Afloat Magazine - The ...

(One of offshore sailing’s true eccentrics, Webb Chiles was determined to “live an epic life”, and succeeded. He has completed six circumnavigations – the last in a Moore 24 ultra-light at age 77 – and has been married an equal six times.)

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Small Boat Restoration: January 2013

The open boat: across the Pacific by Webb Chiles ... , sailing, Sunfish Bible, Webb Chiles ... Maine mainsheet maintenance make a mast make a sail making a sail ...

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John Vigor's Blog: The siren call of Cape Horn

Jun 08, 2014 · ~ While I have only read Moitessier's books. I have actually met Webb Chiles in person. Apart from liking boats and sailing, I can't think of two more different personalities. I know you met Moitessier in South Africa, and so by the way did Webb (in Tahiti). Apart from their love of sailing, do you really think they are that alike? I don't see it.

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Wayward circumnavigator | Club Marine New Zealand

A lifetime of near-continuously sailing the world’s oceans has again brought the legendary Webb Chiles near our Australian shores. I thought it prudent to invite the 74-year-old American for a Cheeseburger in Paradise, as singer Jimmy Buffet would say. But alas, for his sixth circumnavigation, Chiles is crossing the Tasman Sea north of Sydney.

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John Vigor's Blog: Small dinghies on open sea

Jul 16, 2015 · By the way, if you take the mast down, cover the cockpit and let the boat drift, you turn your boat in a liferaft. For me that’s not sailing, that’s surviving. 5. About your book recommendation, thank you! I am already familiar with Frank Dye, but I will order the book from Webb Chiles.

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Recommended Book Lists | SailNet Community

The Ocean Waits --- Webb Chiles --- 1984 The Oceans Are Waiting: Around the World on the Yacht Tigger --- Sharon Ragle --- 2002 The open boat: Across the Pacific --- Webb Chiles --- 1982 The Saga of Cimba: A Journey from Nova Scotia to the South Seas --- Richard Maury --- 2001 The Sailing Life --- Bob Bitchin --- 2006

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Webb Chiles Return To The Sea Pdf

The_open_boat Webb Chiles Mast (Sailing) Wound Cruising (maritime) Wikipedia. webb chiles return to the sea the mooring the condominium the Bay of islands Moorea Bali other the fifth circumnavigation from the, Sea and Sky's Shipa and Sailing Quotes page features inspirational and thought provoking quotes about ships and sailing by the famous ...

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The usual rig consists of a gunter-rigged mainsail set on the main mast, a mizzen sail set on the mizzen mast sheeted to a bumpkin and a foresail. The tan-coloured sails are all boomless to avoid possible head injury from a gybing boom. The original Drascombe Lugger had a lug sail to start with; this was changed to a gunter mainsail but the ...

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If you have done some dinghy sailing on inland waters, how ...

Dec 05, 2019 · If you have done some dinghy sailing on inland waters, how much more experience would you need before sailing around the world? A lot. * Do you understand tides?

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How realistic is it to sail around the Caribbean in a small ...

Mar 17, 2017 · This has been answered so far very well so I will focus on one small detail—how you get your “small catamaran” to the Caribbean in the first place. One way, of course, is to buy a catamaran IN the Caribbean and start sailing.

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self-portrait in the present sea journal: July 2015

Jul 30, 2015 · My main site is www.inthepresentsea.com. Starting October 1, 2013. I began duplicating my journal here. Because of inadequate Internet connections while traveling, beginning April 4, 2016 the journal is being updated only here. The tracking page for GANNET is: https://my.yb.tl/gannet

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Thinking the Unsinkable – Part 1 | Simon Tytherleigh

There is a chilling tale from Webb Chiles, who was singlehanding his monohull at night and did not notice the water filling his boat until it was too late. He literally stepped off the boat and watched it disappear – some 200 miles from land.

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Beefing up shroud attachment points - Sailing Anarchy Forums

Depending on whether you are racing or cruising you may want to consider some temporary form of running backstay from the crosstrees, using dyneema/vectran to take out this movement. If you follow Webb Chiles - he has implemented a similiar system on his rig for when the same occurs - at the suggestion of Ballenger, the builder/supplier of his rig.

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New Boat 4 Sled - Singlehanded Sailing Society

St. Helena, a isolated island marooned in the middle of the South Atlantic, is on the milk run for many cruisers sailing from Cape Town, South Africa to the Caribbean. Recently, singlehander Webb Chiles briefly stopped at St. Helena aboard his Moore-24 GANNET. https://my.yb.tl/gannet Attachment 2233

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Art of Hookie - Page 2 of 14 - All plain sail

We all know that sailors like Webb Chiles could sail a Naples Sabbot around the world but let’s face it; I’m not him and neither are you so we’ll start with the basics, the boat, part one of three of our best defense strategy against foul weather.

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Untitled Document [www.drascombe-association.org.uk]

The Drascombe Coaster - a personal view. By Tom Colville. To see a larger version of photos 1 and 3, click on the photo. To someone raised on stories of the sea: epic ocean voyages of the 1950's and 60's completed by a whole gallery of legendary names, the fact that quite a number were achieved with minimal financial outlay - and not a few aboard the most unlikely craft - has always been a ...

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On the Wind Sailing - TopPodcast.com

This week’s recycled episode features Webb Chiles, certainly one of the most adventurous small boat sailors in recent memory, if not one of the greatest. He’s been around the world several times, cross the Pacific in an open boat, nearly drowned when he fell overboard off Florida and on and on.

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Latitude 38 Letters - May 2014 - Sailing Magazine for ...

Webb Chiles Gannet, Moore 24 Illinois. Readers — Chiles has famously circumnavigated five times under sail already, including with an 18-ft open boat. This time he plans to sail to Hilo, nonstop to French Polynesia, then nonstop to New Zealand.

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November – 2009 – Small Craft Advisor Blog

Webb Chiles, author of several books on his sailing adventures may be best known to my readers for his near circumnavigation in an open Drascombe Lugger, chronicled in The Open Boa t and which I wrote about h ere. Webb is an intelligent and gifted writer, poet and photographer, and you can access much of his work at his website. Webb has the ...

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The Next Beginning: September 2015

Slowly and carefully the strop took up the strain and then lifted the massive mast up into the air. I was given a thick heavy wire backstay to manage, and followed it slowly onto the boat and down to the stern where Wally attached it. I moved forward to the base of the mast where several men were trying to coax it into position, onto the mast step.

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70.8%: November 2009

Webb Chiles, author of several books on his sailing adventures may be best known to my readers for his near circumnavigation in an open Drascombe Lugger, chronicled in The Open Boa t and which I wrote about h ere. Webb is an intelligent and gifted writer, poet and photographer, and you can access much of his work at his website. Webb has the ...

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The Log of Spartina: December 2009

"January 1st, 1913. New Year's Day. Comes pouring rain, and at 2:30 a.m. for mine. Got Mascot afloat but couldn't handle her alone in the tideway and had to call H. on deck.

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Webb Chiles - amazon.com

Webb Chiles has pushed limits, his own and the species, for more than forty years. He still is, presently making his sixth circumnavigation, this time in a 24' ultra-light sloop. It is often said that Webb Chiles is one of a kind and that few others can describe the beauty and danger of the sea as well as he.

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PDF THE OPEN BOAT: Across the Pacific THE OPEN BOAT

THE OPEN BOAT Across the Pacific by 'W•Norton & Company New York · THE OPEN BOAT: Across the Pacific by Webb Chiles In reading this for the first time in a quarter century, I am struck by how much the South Pacific has changed in the intervening years. I have returned to most of these places many times since 1979-80, and have been in

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