Voyaging with Velella: The Irresistible Horizon Line

By: American Sailing Association, Sailboats, Weather

Continuing the “Voyaging with Velella” series by ASA writer-at-large Meghan Cleary. Meghan, Prescott and their kitten Nessie are on a planned 9-month cruise in the tropics. Red sky at night, sailor’s delight. I love it when those sayings about weather turn out to be true. Makes me feel like a real old salt. Like how my last sight of the evening sky looked like this, and this morning the lagoon is pure glass. White flocks of egrets’ wings flap across the still water along knotted mangrove forests, tufts of smoke hang in the dense hills, this sky is an almost …

November Photo of the Month Contest Results

By: American Sailing Association, Members, Sailboats, Social Media

This past week our Facebook page has been hosting the November Photo of the Month contest, and this being the first such contest I’ve presided over as ASA Social Media Coordinator, I wasn’t sure what I was in for. Photography is a dangerous thing in the wrong hands. There are the inevitable black & white shots of spiderwebs, the wings of airplanes, and, of course, the “Everyone Has Their Eyes Closed” (my personal specialty). So I left it to you, the faithful ASA members and fans. And you did not disappoint. We jumped into this with no theme and no …