Voyage of the Rascal - Blog
In my early twenties, I built a ski manufacturing facility from scratch, leading a team of engineers to reach mass production in 18 months with a budget of 4.5 million dollars.
In my mid twenties, I bought a 30-foot sailboat, learned to sail it, and navigated single-handedly more than 12,000 nautical miles down the west coast of the Americas from Bellingham, Washington to Chilean Patagonia.
I'm now living in Vermont, building a small business from the ground up.
18 months ago, I quit my job, sold all my possessions, and decided to buy a sailboat. It was the hardest decision I’ve ever made and it took me almost a year before I finally built up enough courage to take the leap...
We pulled into sight of the volcano in late afternoon and maneuvered into a snug anchorage across the fjord. There is a little village that sits at the base of the volcano...
When I first hatched the plan for this voyage and decided to quit my job, I told everyone that I was sailing down to South America so that I could ski from the boat in the fjords of Chile. I wasn't sure if that was a pipe dream...