In the quest to better understand the Chinese Junk sail, Betsy and I found ourselves it the company of Pat and Jeannine, on board their schooner Ondine. We enjoyed a wealth of knowledge and a beautiful sail through Ponce Inlet from New Smyrna Beach, Florida. We highly recommend the short voyage.
Had a most Excellent day, sailing with Pat, Jeanine, and Lee on the junk rigged Schooner Ondine, which does day sails our of New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Pat and Jeanine have been doing this for four years and also work on the tall mast ships and do sailboat deliveries. It was a pleasure to tap into Pat’s extensive experience … Read More
As the time counts down until we hit the water, it’s time to start working on the sails. It’s a massive undertaking even for someone who has an above average ability for sewing and stitchery. But despite my public school 7th grade Home Ec course, this is far and beyond the first pillowcase my grandmother taught me to sew … Read More