Merima Jaferi joined George on Moonshadow in McKay, Australia in April of 2005 and has since sailed her for 12,000 miles or roughly half way around the world. A native of New Zealand, Merima began sailing on P-Class as a child as part of her school curriculum and spent holidays cruising on friends yachts over [...]
Because I am a social animal and feel it is much safer, I always have at least two or three mates with me for the blue water passages. Having the right number of good crew for a long passage can turn what might be an ordeal into a pleasureable experience.
In my ten years of cruising, I estimate [...]