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(Mis)adventures in Sailing Part 1: Running Aground

Sailing can be a humbling experience. It’s even more humbling when your first major misadventure…

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Courage, Tenacity, and Mental Toughness Lift True Spirit

SummaryTrue Spirit is a sincere and heartfelt family film about the heroic solo sailing adventure…

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Following a Pod of Playful Dolphins

I admit, following this pod of dolphins play and frolic in Apalachee Bay was pretty…

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Introducing “Channeling Isabella + Sailing”

A blog channel on my adventures as a sailor, maritime related movies, and other resources.

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The tragedy and drama of life at sea in Adrift

The opening scenes of the movie Adrift (2018) are riveting and sobering. The lead character,…

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Why CODA‘s heart and mainstream coming-of-age story upended Hollywood

When CODA took the award for Best Picture at the 94th Academy Awards, more than…

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What sailing ships tell us about storytelling

As a kid, I was fascinated by sailboats and sailing ships. I loved reading adventure…

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St Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum Educates, Inspires

I finally achieved a major objective since moving to Florida: I visited the St. Augustine…

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Five ways the Pirates of the Caribbean films misrepresent real pirates

I recently watched Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales and had to…

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