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Armor Amour – chapter 2

Here’s the back page from the vintage Hobie Cat brochure that came with Hello World. Hobie had an intriguing angle on catamarans in 1979 – camping. Perhaps being a subsidiary of the Coleman Company had something to do with it. … Continue reading

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Checklist clothes

revised 10-05-31 √ x2 socks wool [Icebreaker] √ x2 underwear poly/merino √ x2 underwear cotton (1) √ merino top [Icebreaker Bodyfit 260 XL] √ x2 merino bottom [Icebreaker Bodyfit 260 L] (1) √ black cargo pants √ pile pullover √ … Continue reading

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Inherent artifact

44 days until the scheduled launch. In 3 weeks I’ll look back wistfully and think, “I remember back when there was plenty of time.” The logistics of sailing and camping for three months are significant. There’s the boat itself which … Continue reading

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Making a movie

I shot around 20 hours of video in September. Is that enough to build a coherent feature length movie? My original idea was to post video during the trip, but It turns out that sailing 20-30 miles, camping/packing, shooting and … Continue reading

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Debriefing continues

Talked with two of my bio brothers yesterday about the trip. Mike and I both have an affinity for the national parks and we discussed how I might craft a proposal based on ALM to increase access to parks without … Continue reading

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Afterward

Phase 1 of Around Lake Michigan is complete. The overview – 300 miles of sailing in about 30 days, 50+ hours of video recorded including travel and interviews, plenty of low/no impact camping, many new friends, 20,000 hits on the … Continue reading

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The Wind Blew Me Home – Chapter 2

It’s best to start the morning slowly after a 9 hour enchanted sail, to take a languid inventory of all of your parts, cozy warm in the sleeping bag. A trip down to the boat for toothbrush and iPhone charging … Continue reading

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Intensity

I jettisoned the sludge around 9:00 am and headed southwest, with the intention of hyper jumping 40 miles across the UP and camping just past the Garden Peninsula on summer island. It was to be a short and very intense … Continue reading

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An Island called Beaver

There are disasters, problems and blessings. Any life worth living is an admixture of these. So much life in a couple of days. First my current position. At a power enabled table in Danny Donegals Pub, Beaver Island, sipping a … Continue reading

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Northport

It was late in the day when we approached Northport’s clay cliffs, reminiscent of crumbling citadels. Several spots looked agreeable and unpopulated from the water, but I decided to chase down a couple walking north along the beach and get … Continue reading

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Not dead yet

Stopped for the night south of Sleeping Bear Dunes Point. Here’s the approach as the sun was setting. The peak at the left of the shot (north)  is about 400 ft high. I beached Hello World even farther to the … Continue reading

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Away kit

Today I am assembling the away kit and cleaning the house. I thought I’d update along the way… In it’s function as a staging area and way station, the Artist house needs regular maintenance. Today I replenished the grain and … Continue reading

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Camping / trekking

I am all about back country if the opportunity presents, sleeping cheap on the islands. I need at least a sleeping bag for bedding on our fine Desire. Add the basics – an internal frame pack that can hold a … Continue reading

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Dan’s plan

April 1st, count down. I am green to go, but it’s all visualization and hutzpah presently. I’ve got to sell a good deal of gear to enable this, so on my ride back from Michigan last night I made some … Continue reading

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