Category: Sea Stories

The Crew Doth Murder Sleep

I am the first mate. It is my job to assist the Captain, respectfully offer advice and go about my duties with a minimum of fuss, sobbing and vomiting. In addition, it is my role to bring pertinent information to the attention of my superior officer. We had spent two weeks meandering in the Gulf Islands, motoring...

Best. Watch. Ever.

My favorite watch is whichever shift allows me to watch the sunrise. As hard as it is to get up in the dark and don layers to go above, being alone on deck with the anticipation of the sun splitting the sky into a new day fills me with...