Archive for the ‘SAFETY’ Category

The Dangers of Iceland (a warning all Iceland tourists should heed)

The Dangers of Iceland (a warning all Iceland tourists should heed)
Text & photos © Catherine Nichols ONE OF THE THINGS I LOVE MOST about traveling to another country is I get to see just how much Americans are protected from themselves in the United States. We have the most ridiculous warning tags on the most obvious things. Recently, for example, I’ve learned...
August 24th, 2018 | FEATURED ARTICLES, ISLANDS, SAFETY | Read More

Don’t Mess with Mother Weather

Don’t Mess with Mother Weather
By staff writer Vicki Lathom. Photos Copyright © Vicki Lathom. Feature photo: Taken in the 70s, Bill and Vicki Lathom on board Gypsy, in the harbor at Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. BEGINNING BOATERS have one bad thing in common: not leaving enough wiggle room in a schedule to keep them out...
September 19th, 2011 | STAFF, Boating, SAFETY | Read More

Sailing in the Bahamas: Beautiful . . . and Dangerous

Sailing in the Bahamas: Beautiful . . . and Dangerous
By guest writer Vicki Lathom. Feature photo © Vicki Lathom. Not often do I see a view that takes my breath away—one that makes me want to pinch myself and say, this can’t be real. That was my reaction to seeing the Atlantic Ocean from the Abaco Inn in the Bahamas. Barry and I looked at the view,...
May 14th, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, Boating, ISLANDS, SAFETY | Read More