Entries by Dustin Rey

Aloha Bahamas

Aloha Bahamas When I first decided to sail around the world I read a bunch of books hoping to see what it would be like and of course learn how to actually sail. One of the things that really stuck out with me was reading The Dove by Robin Lee Graham. When he was in […]

Back to sailing around the world

After 6 years of living by tides, currents, and wind it is difficult to not sail when the weather permits. About a week and a half in New York a decent weather window south came along. There are places where it is easy to find good weather windows and the North Atlantic has not been […]

The Corona Detour

The choice to make a 2500 mile detour was made for me by Civid19 and Bristol marine. Andy Tyska with Bristol Marine reached out to me back in February and offered to repair/refit the boat to help with my last leg of my journey. I thanked him for his incredibly generous offer but said it’s […]

Covid 19

This in an interesting time for most people on this planet. I feel extremely lucky that this really does not affect me too much other than limiting where I can go. I’ve spent the last 6 years sailing around the world alone. Being in the U.S. Virgin islands with unlimited cellular internet and nice grocery […]

Leaving Africa

Leaving Africa It was not until coming here that I understood people’s magnetic draw to this amazing continent. Seemed that people exaggerated their experiences because how could there be a place such as this. I only scraped the surface spending 7+ months from Madagascar to South Africa. This was broken up by my 6 week […]

The Right to Pee Upwind

I have had a difficult time writing about our Antarctica trip. I think this is mostly due to the scope of the trip and the crew undertaking it. It is just too much to write a blog summarizing a 4 week trip to Antarctica with 4 sailors on board. So I’ll start with sailors, the […]

Crowd funding Update

  I have been a bit absent on here since going to Antarctica. I’m still working on my blog for that which should come out shortly. For now I just want to do a quick update on where my crowdfunding monies are going. Tiama continues to get in better shape thanks to everyone that has […]