2011 Race To The Border

Throughout my illustrious posting career on sailing forums, lots of crusty chumps have mocked the fact that I sail in a lake – and, therefore, “have no idea what it’s REALLY like to sail in the deadly ocean”. Sure, they had a point, but, as I assured them, they were still chumps. It always seemed that this “insult” was as much about squelching enthusiasm for sailing in big conditions as it was putting me in what they thought was my place (like that ever works). So, this “puddle sailor” decided to see what the oceanic hubbub was all about…and simultaneously prove to said chumps that lake sailors could indeed survive in blue water. Continue reading 2011 Race To The Border