Island Fantasy

Maravilla – Draft of a new novella

After two years of pecking about at this little tale it is finally done – or….almost done. The hard writing is complete, the basic story laid out. I plan on publishing it as soon as the final layout is done. It will be available via Kindle and a print version thru any retail book outlet. […]


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Paddle Around Puerto Rico Complete | SUP Magazine

By: Will Taylor / Posted on Thursday, March 6, 2014 Mike Simpson refuels on his journey around Puerto Rico. Photo: Will Taylor Paddle Around Puerto Rico Complete Mike Simpson liked Puerto Rico. So he decided to paddle around it. “It’s a perfect square and isn’t that big and I just thought I should paddle around […]


Transat Jacque Vabre Musing

It has been a beautiful thing to behold. The 2013 Transat Jacques Vabre delivered all that it promised and more. Building on its long, colorful tradition, the race provided 20+ days of top flite ocean racing. After a rough and stormy start, the fleet flew across the Bay of Biscay and down the coast of […]

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IMOCA Leader MACIF Dismasted – Mini on the rocks

Non-stop drama on the Atlantic… Transat Jacques Vabre IMOCA leader “Macif” has dismasted off the coast of Brazil! Crew are OK and the rig has been cut away. They are motoring to Salvador De Bahia. Sad end to a beautiful race by Gabart and Desjoyeaux. We will provide more details as they become available. Click […]