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I was a little hesitant to get into Patreon because I thought, "I really need to have more stuff out first." And I felt kind of uncomfortable asking for money.But what finally tipped the scales was this: I realized Patreon helps me connect with the true #HowNotToSailers who care most about what I'm doing.

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Drove through a lot of heavy rain in North Florida to get down here to Gulfport... and was rewarded with ...
In this episode, I finally head back toward my home port, meet some "old friends," and am stubbornly persistent as usual. Hopefully that works out okay.
From Kansas City to the Gulf Coast... Welcome Boatswain Julie McGinnis!
Happy 91st birthday to a great man. As of today, he's now the author of three books. And best of all, he's my father. Love you, Dad!
Thanks to our awesome friend and very first Patreon patron Captain Boomies for the kind words! Keep reading... :)
Photo courtesy of Shayna West
In continuing my pledge to feature each of our first 10 Patreon patrons here on HowNotToSail.com, today I'd like to introduce you to Dave West!
I have always loved the water. Even as a kid growing up outside of Detroit, Michigan. When my grandparents retired and bought a condo in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, I thought I had died and gone to heaven. I would spend the summer with them in Florida for nearly 2½ months and return home just before school started again. I love...
A young couple from Long Beach with no sailing experience decide to move aboard a sailboat within the next year. With three kids. And document it on a podcast. What could possibly go wrong?
A look behind the scenes at the madness... [Spoiler Alert! The link at the end of this post takes you to info that may give away what's going to happen in the next few episodes. Kinda.]
If you like stress and unnecessary expense, then be sure not to learn from our experience refitting SV Ultima...