Self-isolation is nothing new to sailors — it is, after all, the entire point of sailing. We sail in order … More
The Saga of Pas de Deux, Chapter 23: Maldon Babylon
One obvious difference between this and other sailing blogs is that the people who write other blogs actually go sailing … More
The Saga of Pas de Deux, Chapter 22: Shore Life v. Poor Life
Hello, friends, and a belated Happy New Year! Our (very few) regular readers have pointed out that the posts have … More
2018: A Snailing Blog, by Benn Berbank Green
Boxing Day 2018 Dear “piedaleau” aficionados….hello! You may have noticed a lull in the blog lately. I’m sure there is … More
The Saga of Pas de Deux, Chapter 21: Land Ho!
Yesterday afternoon at about 1 pm, Pas de Deux slid into her winter berth and our long, lovely summer at … More
Harwich: An Amateur Catamaran Pilot Guide, by the Crew of PDD
When we first envisioned traveling around on Pas de Deux, we imagined ourselves sailing from harbor to harbor, discovering charming … More
The Saga of Pas de Deux, Chapter 20: Cornwall by Land, not by Sea
In this sweltering summer heat, it seems a bit silly to be planning for the winter, but these past few … More
The Saga of Pas de Deux, Chapter 19: Crow Overboard!
We now interrupt our tale of peril and adventure on the high seas for a heartwarming account of survival and … More
The Saga of Pas de Deux, Chapter 18: Finally Sailing!
After leaving Ipswich, Benn and I had vowed that the month of May would be devoted to sailing. This seemed … More
The Saga of Pas de Deux, Chapter 17: We begin our journey with fear and trepidation. We end it in pretty much the same way.
It has now been a little over 3 weeks since we slipped our lines at Ipswich harbor and began our … More