Category Archives: Sailboat

Cetacea Incognita

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

We were approaching the area where the North Atlantic ocean floor rises up to meet the continental shelf, just South of the Grand Banks, which are even shallower. The geography of the sea floor and the meeting of the Labrador …

The Points of the Compass

Posted ago by Douglas Hackney

The sailboat’s compass glowed red in the 3 AM darkness. Quetzal, a late ‘80s Kaufman & Ladd 47 foot monohull, purpose built for the Bermuda race she had won, sliced through the North Atlantic almost silently. The cloudy skies blotted …