Welcome to First Light Sailing's blog. Here you will find updates on my efforts to push the needle on what's possible on boats. The origin story for this effort goes way back and is summarized in this post: Any Idiot Can Be Uncomfortable

Recent posts

Forecast: Rowing with a Chance of Sailing

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Yesterday I got out for an extended row/sail to Ganges in the Paper Tiger. Not an R2AK Style Day, but 6 hours of rowing and a bit of sailing in 5 Celcius dr...

Dock Space Matters

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Today was the first day of the winter season! What I found last year was that having access to dock space for the boat(s) makes all the difference. So I’m lu...

First Light First Sail

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The past couple months thing have been ramping up. The Fireball was resurrected from the yard, a new centerboard was made, some jury rigged riggers for some ...

Hail, Close To Home

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Today’s practice run involved a bit of hail for good measure. “Hail like this feels fine when you’re close to home.”