Empiricus is for sale!

Currently located in Iceland.  Asking price $55000  Willing to make partial trade or financing. 1986 Gaff rigged Yawl 35000 lbs dry 50 feet overall 10.5 foot beam draft 6.5 feet 1” FRP over 2 inch Cyprus Concrete bulbous keel encapsulated with FRP (integral) Cutter rigged Jib single reef, staysail single deep reef, new 2007 Mainsail […]

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A change in the wind!

Its been a while my friends and I would apologize, but I’m not going to. I will however share some things that have been brewing in the crew of Empiricus. The past six years of my life, have been dedicated to completing a task, most arduous and that task is behind me now. In 2010 […]

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Mountain Top Views

Back porch views are separated from mountaintop views by a vast expanse of worthwhile sacrifice. Samantha and I had just crossed the Gulf of Alaska for the second time in a month when I had that thought. Our sailing logistics company has taken off, and we are quite busy, delivering sailboats between Seattle, Washington and […]

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If you don’t want something, you may settle for anything. But anything, could be nothing at all.

I personally hope that you WANT SOMETHING AMAZING out of this life gift you have been given. If you don’t want something, you may settle for anything that lands in your lap.   None of us really want “anything”, because anything could end up being nothing at all…..   With that in mind, I hope […]

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Ice Tactics by Capt. Jesse Osborn published in Ocean Navigator Magazine

I began writing a small series on Arctic Ice Tactics this fall.  Ocean Navigator Magazine has published one of the articles in the March 2015 issue.

http://www.oceannavigator.com/March-April-2015/Negotiating-a-brash-ice-barrier/

Ocean Navigator is an all business magazine for serious sailors and we are proud to have contributed to the sailing community through this publication for the second time.

 

Enjoy!

Capt. Jesse Osborn

SV EMPIRICUS

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An amazing year of our lives!

So far this has been the most amazing year of my life. WOW! Life lived well has gained momentum and we’ve been so busy living out our plans and dreams! Because of that, I have not blogged much, and I apologize. Today I remedy that and regain traction here at Empiricusembarks. OK. Here we go! […]

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