Saint Patrick’s Day Loophole

“The Loophole” In a bustling port of Everett bar on Saint Patrick’s Day, two modern-day sailors, Jack and Michael, found themselves immersed in the jovial spirit of the celebration. Michael a Catholic sailor, proudly wore his cross necklace, a symbol of his faith, while Michael, a Mormon sailor, sported a shamrock pin gifted to him…

Seasickness

Seasickness is a condition caused by the confusion between different parts of the balance mechanism in the body. It occurs when the brain receives conflicting signals from the inner ear’s vestibular system, which senses motion and gravity, and other sensory inputs like vision. This sensory mismatch leads to symptoms such as nausea, headaches, dizziness, and fatigue3. Seasickness is a common issue for individuals on boats due to the conflicting signals received by the brain when the body registers motion but the eyes perceive stability.

Sailing Anarchy – virtual accent on the future

The Enron scandal was a series of events that led to the bankruptcy of the U.S. energy, commodities, and services company Enron Corporation in 2001 and the dissolution of Arthur Anderseny LLP, one of the largest auditing and accounting companies in the world. The scandal had far-reaching repercussions, particularly for recent graduates who had joined Arthur Andersen prior to the debacle.

Jimmy Buffett

Jimmy Buffett is a well-known musician and avid boater. He is the owner of the sailing yacht “Drifter,” a custom 15.24-meter Pacific Seacraft built in North Carolina1. “Margaritaville” is a famous song by Jimmy Buffett, and it has also become a brand associated with his laid-back lifestyle and business ventures, including restaurants, hotels, and merchandise4.…

Stability Gained By Balance

Jack and his crew of fellow Sea Scouts spent countless hours on the water, learning the art of rowing And the science of seamanship. They learned how to keep the boat steady in rough waters, how to work together to maintain speed and direction, and how to use their collective strength and skill to win races and flotilla competitions. And they learned more.

Sir Thomas Lipton

Sir Thomas Lipton, a knight so grand, in the tea trade made his name, His legacy in the Lipton Cup, added to his fame. From the Royal Victoria Yacht Club, to Seattle’s bustling bay, His influence on the sailing world, is still felt to this day. So here’s to Lipton, Geary, Monk, and the clubs that bear their mark, To the Spirit of Seattle, and the yachts that sparked a spark. In the annals of the sailing world, their stories brightly glow, A testament to the passion, that only sailors know.

Channel Islands, California USA

In the heart of the Pacific’s grand expanse, Lie the Channel Islands, in a sunlit dance. Eight jewels of nature, each with a tale, Preserved and protected, against the gale. The islands stand strong, in the face of the fossil fuel storm, A beacon of hope, in its purest form. For the Channel Islands, in their silent plea, Remind us all, of how beautiful our world can be.

French Polynesia

In French Polynesia, where the waters are pure, There are many places that are sure to allure. From Tahiti to Bora Bora, and Moorea too, There are sights and sounds that will leave you anew. UC Santa Barbara and Berkeley study the coral, While the University of Washington studies it moral. The marine life is abundant and unique,
And the waters are pure, making it a haven for the meek.