I was listening to a presentation by Halsey Herreshoff at the ABBRA Newport Summer Social on August 3rd. Halsey is the President of Herreshoff Marine Museum and America’s Cup Hall of Fame. Halsey was a four-time America’s Cup winner and the grandson of legendary yacht designer Nathanael Herreshoff.
Halsey was reflecting on the economy and the boating lifestyle in general that he has personally watched evolve over the past 70 years. He believes, and I agree, that boating needs to become simple again. Boating has become too complex, we have far too many systems on-board and the amenities that we think we need on our boats mimic what we have in our homes. Continue reading
Today is 09/09/09 and a movement that got started on Facebook, as well as other places labeled it “Good Energy Day”. Rumor has it that NASA (either the Space Shuttle or the Int’l Space Station) is going to take a picture of earth on 09/09/09 at exactly 9:09:09 am. The question that was posed is: Do you think the earth would glow a little brighter if we all thought good thoughts or did well for one another at the same second? Continue reading