So I started writing down some chapters in How Not To Sail.
I got the idea from, of all things, a book on gaming, which was called How Not To Win at COD MW3. In it, the author would start each chapter with some bass-ackwards advice, like, “Try playing the game drunk, you’ll do so much better!”
So I figured I would do the same, and I could even use the beginning of each chapter to set up — and then dispel — some common misunderstanding about cruising.
But mostly what I wanted to do was just share the joy I’ve felt cruising around in Jacie Sails, overcoming challenges and visiting really cool places — and to show that you can do it, too.
Of course, things happen in life, like making a living; and so “How Not To Sail” remained a to-do doodle on the whiteboard in my studio, while I took a detour.