Monthly Archives: September 2011

Stupid Storms!!!! (Updated)

So I’m in a gale right now, nothing new about that. What is new is I just had a full knockdown, I nearly capsized. My mast was underwater. My dodger is shredded. I had water above the floor boards. I … Continue reading

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Day 100

I’ve struggled quite a bit with Alaska. The winds seem to either blow like crazy or not blow at all (its blowing a half gale right now). The currents are strong and going in the wrong direction. There is still … Continue reading

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Bering Sea

So much for exploring all over the Bering sea, It been slow, slow. I passed through the Bering Straits as it was getting dark. There was a easterly breeze which was bringing the smell of land with it. That moist, … Continue reading

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Record!

According to the Scott Polar Institute University of Cambridge I officially broke a record. l singlehanded the smallest boat in history threw the Northwest passage. I imagine I’ve also sailed the cheapest boat in history threw the Northwest Passage as … Continue reading

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Resupply Update

Hi Everyone… I just wanted to let you know that thanks to you all, Matt will be in good shape as he heads out on the next leg across the Pacific(s). I just sent out a big heavy box of … Continue reading

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Out of the Arctic

10 days down the tubes. I spent 7 of the last 10 days being hammered by storms. The other three days I was maneuvering my boat in big sea trying to redeploy my para-anchor so I wouldn’t end up shipwrecked … Continue reading

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How to Contribute to the Resupply Effort

Matt appreciates all of your offers of support. The best way to make a donation is to click on the “How You Can Help” button on the bar at the top of this page. Once there, click on the crabsailing.org/donate … Continue reading

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Heavy weather

Well that was interesting. Its a good thing I stopped when I did, I received a report that it was blowing at hurricane strength south of me. I never thought I would have to deal with a old typhoon on … Continue reading

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Simon is organizing a resupply effort!

Hi, Even though this post is going to be signed Matt, I’m really Tom, the backup admin person while Mike is away. Simon posted the following in a comment, I want to make sure everyone sees it so I’m making … Continue reading

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More photos from Matt!

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