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Author Archives: botsman

Around the world without engine and elrctronics!

As you might know – in a few days I am leaving Bermuda for Caribbean. It willtake a week or two. I hope you that will be enough time to discuss my proposition and I hope somebody will find it interesting. Here it is: We will start a circumnavigation from the Caribbean, with no engine … Continue reading »

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Halifax – Bermuda, or how my a..s was kicked

On Monday, December 5, I decided to stop trying to solve the endless problems, which probably could never be solved anyway, and to sail. Fortunately, the major part of preparations has been more or less done, so I invited friends to say good buy and to celebrate my departure. To say I was calm – … Continue reading »

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The ice has broken, gentlemen! or Realize the dream pt 7

5th of December, in the afternoon, my father set sail heading for Bermuda. He hopes to get there in a week. For a few hours after he left the marina, we had a cell phone connection, and he told me that the engine again failed, and that Tsylka is very bad (motion sickness).There is a … Continue reading »

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Rowing around the world

Sometimes I am asked what is so special about my circumnavigation that I am trying to attract attention to it. The short answer – my real goal is rowing around the world, circumnavigation is just a preparation for it. I want to go in a rowboat alone around the world without support, intersecting all meridians … Continue reading »

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Little pleasures of my married life, or – Realize the dream! Pt.3

It has been one month since we got married! Our honeymoon was great. We got to know a lot of interesting things about each other, and the important thing is that I am not disappointed in a single thing yet. Furthermore, since yesterday we are living together, it’s more because of the economic reasons and … Continue reading »

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Little pleasures of my married life, or – Realize the dream! Pt.2

As you might remember, it’s been a while since I got married. She is my forth choice and yet it is not a drawback. I had had some valuable experience that I now gladly share with you. That’s what I started with – to our mutual pleasure. First of all, I checked and cleared the … Continue reading »

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I get married or Realize the dream! Pt 1.

She is a Canadian, born in 1972, i.e. eight years younger than me, her name is Hikari, which means “impulse of light” in Japanese… She is silent, modest. I confess, I felt in love at first sight, because it all happened so quickly and … yes, it was supposed to happen, you know! For those … Continue reading »

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Hello world!

In a month and a half I am going to start my journey around the world. Here is my boat – Hikari, she is only 35 feet long but she is a real beauty:). Being short of money, I can afford just the bare necessities, so my journey will be really old-fashioned – the sail, … Continue reading »

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