Tag: Sailboats

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Beacon of Light

A gaze from the top of my newly rigged mast.  I was hoisted by the main halyard to put on the last piece, the backstay, while my jib halyard acted as the temporary backstay. My hands were a little shaky at the top, as I carefully extracted my phone from my tool pouch and muttered […]

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The Mega Expedition

There is no shortage of stories on the Pacific garbage patch and the issues associated with plastic pollution in our oceans. Net tows in the 1970’s foretold the accumulation of ocean garbage patches. So how do we solve this problem? The Mega Expedition manta net used to assess plastic particles in the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch” The best […]

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