Steven Osborn strips wire from the pram bow for final tuning and placement. Steven first sailed the Gulf Of Alaska when he was 6 years old and has literally grown up on and around the water. He will be sailing from Kodiak Island to Nome this summer as crew aboard Empiricus. Many hands still make […]Read more "Crew members assemble and the tender takes shape."
Testing Stormr Gear for the Northwest Passage. Midnight, March in the Seward Harbor Swimming is fast and easy in the Stormr gear. A plunge into the harbor in March is no joke. I was very surprised how well I was insulated. Even after 5 full minutes in the water, my teeth never chattered and my […]Read more "Gear Testing Begins and Stormr proves itself"
Dans Garage has been dominated by the sailing dinghy. She has beautiful lines! This Thursday the crew will converge and give Dan some much needed help on this project. What shall we name it!? We are open to suggestions!Read more "The ships Carpenter makes progress"
This month is a busy one for the Crew of Empiricus. Isaac and Jesse have been testing the Stormr gear in the Icy waters of Resurrection Bay. While Dan has been slaving away on the Dinghy with Zeal! Living rooms’ are piled with gear to sort through and calculations being made for food and cooking […]Read more "Equipment testing is under way!"