"Many hands makes light work" I write with a bit of irony

One of the most common questions I’m asked is “what is the most difficult thing about sailing around the world alone missing an arm and leg? It took me a while and a lot of sarcastic responses to actually figure out the answer to this…

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…

Covid 19

Cruising with the kids on Uraparapara 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…

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…

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…

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…

Walking, running, flying, and Sailing to Antarctica

  Life seems to always seems to be a series of ups and downs and for me these last few months could not have gone any better. It can be stressful to temporarily leave behind ones comfortable life of sailing solo around the world. Once…

10 years as an amputee and half way around the world .

I recently celebrated the 10 year anniversary of the accident that claimed my arm and leg. This is a day I’ve celebrated every year since I was hit by that drunk driver. It is simply a celebration of life and I was lucky enough to share…

Aloha Sri Lanka

This has been one of my favorite stops and I am really happy I saw Sri Lanka now. Sri Lanka is over 30% nature preserve with amazing wildlife and even more amazing people. I have to thank Naveen. Without him convincing me to come here I…

Leaving Thailand

2 years in southeast Asia I read once that a journey of a 1000 miles begins with a flat tire and a squeaky fan belt. My journey started on a 46 year boat and a 35 year old inexperienced double amputee captain. I set out to sail around the…