Travel Writing

Savannah’s Barrier IslandsDocwalk 1114 Cover [PDF], Dockwalk November 2014, Cruising off the coast of Georgia with my dad

Just a short cruise up the Intracoastal Waterway from Thunderbolt Marine, this string of islands has long been home to the Gullah as well as artists, naturalists, farmers and others looking for a different way of life, often characterized by fishing, clamming and sustainable agriculture.

Passport to Production [PDF], Southern Boating August 2014, How to get the most out of a boat show — by leaving the docks to see the nearby shipyards.


Although Taiwan has been building export yachts for decades, this May represented the first time most of the country’s builders gathered to display their wares at the brand-new Kaohsiung Exhibition Center located just minutes from the shipyards.




Departures 12_2013Cruising the British Virgin Islands, Departures, November / December 2015, choosing the right charter yacht and planning the perfect itinerary in the BVIs



One More Star, [PDF] Southern Boating February 2013, a cruiser’s guide to visiting Puerto Rico

Bravo! Encore!, Power & Motoryacht November 2012, cruising the British Virgin Islands aboard the 150-foot Trinity Encore

Guide to the Mediterranean: Sailing Solo, Departures October 2012,  A guide to chartering a yacht in the Med

[Jems] is perfect for active guests, who will want to take advantage of the indoor gym, Jet Skis and windsurf boards. After a day of activities, the crew can set up an outdoor screen for a movie under the stars.

Local Perspectives, Power & Motoryacht February 2012, cruising Norway’s fjords aboard an 85-foot Princess

Trolling In Norway, Power & Motoryacht December 2011, onboard the 86-foot Nordhavn, CaryAli, in the fjords of Norway.

I knew Vikings had stopped pillaging centuries ago, but now was our turn to sail their shores and explore their lands—though I only expected to return with postcards and gift-shop trinkets.

Truth in AdvertisingPower & Motoryacht August 2011, a megayacht flotilla takes to the Bahamas’ Exuma Islands in a quiet invasion

Built for ExploringPower & Motoryacht June 2011, how to travel through the Caribbean—aboard the 164-foot JeMaSa

C’est MagnifiquePower & Motoryacht December 2010, stepping through scenes from the tabloids while cruising the Cote d’Azur aboard the 152-foot Audacia.