Long Time Coming! Welcome Home Sailor Stowe!

This afternoon, after over three years at sea without coming ashore, Reid Stowe will return to his homeport of New York City. His story in today’s NY Times (A Record-Smashing Sea Journey, and Not for Its Speed – June 17, 2010) has a short (unembeddable :( ) video worth watching. Heck, he went to sea … Continue reading Long Time Coming! Welcome Home Sailor Stowe!

Mars Ocean Odd@Sea Coming Back to Earth Soon!

Remember 1,000 days ago? Probably not. That’s a looooong time. Well, this Saturday, January 16, 2010 will mark 1,000 days at sea without touching land for Reid Stowe and his Mars Ocean “Odd-@-Sea.” (I’ve written a few times before about this adventure.) Actually, it just seemed like a few months ago that he left New … Continue reading Mars Ocean Odd@Sea Coming Back to Earth Soon!

Messing About In Ships Podcast Episode # 30

(33 minutes) Download MP3: Messing About In Ships podcast episode 30 Subscribe Via iTunes HERE Shownotes @ Messing About In Ships blog Technorati tags: Google, Asgard II, Roz Savage, Reid Stowe, Maritime Reporter, Floater magazine, Messing About In Ships podcast, podcast Share this post :

Waypoints – 500 and 99 days at Sea, respectively

Today marks the 1/2 waypoint for Reid Stowe on his 1000 Days at Sea – Mars Ocean Odyssey. I’ve previously written about this adventure here. Friends were invited to a party tonight at Pier 66 in Manhattan to celebrate this major milestone. I bet it was an interesting event. Hopefully somebody will report back to … Continue reading Waypoints – 500 and 99 days at Sea, respectively

What’s that Giant Sucking Sound Down Under?

BLDGBLOG had a great post today about a giant eddy recently discovered off the coast of Australia. Somebody better get the word out to Reid Stowe on Schooner Anne so that he can make sure not to sail into it and never be seen again. Speaking of Stowe, earlier this week he passed 333 of … Continue reading What’s that Giant Sucking Sound Down Under?

Messing About In Ships Podcast Episode # 13

Messing About In Ships podcast episode #13 has launched. (42 minutes) Download MP3 file: Messing About In Ships Episode 13 Show Notes over at Messing About In Ships blog Subscribe Via iTunes HERE Technorati tags: Captain Kelly Sweeney, Robin Storm, S.S. Independence, 1000 Days at Sea, Reid Stowe, TSA blog, US Coast Guard, 1000 Days … Continue reading Messing About In Ships Podcast Episode # 13

And then there was one…

On Thursday, February 21st, Bonnie from the great frogma blog left a comment on 300 behind, 700 ahead – The 1000 Days at Sea Project with breaking news about Reid Stowe’s 1000 Days At Sea: The Mars Ocean Odyssey. Reid’s sole shipmate Soanya Ahmad longed terra firma after an extended debilitating period of seasickness in … Continue reading And then there was one…

208 days at sea, only 792 more to go!

On November 8th Reid Stowe and Soanya Ahmad reported on their 200th consecutive at sea on the schooner Anne. I originally posted about this expedition here. According to the 1000 Day at Sea blog, they are claiming that they have surpassed these previous at sea duration records: Longest man and woman non-stop sea voyage. Longest … Continue reading 208 days at sea, only 792 more to go!

Roz Savage’s Pacific Adventure

Here is another exciting ocean adventure: this time on the Pacific. Roz Savage is rowing from California to Hawaii. Check out on her recent video report on Podtech.net. [podtech content=http://media1.podtech.net/media/2007/08/PID_012249/Podtech_RozSavage_ducks.flv&postURL=http://www.podtech.net/home/3911/roz-savage-begins-her-row-across-the-pacific&totalTime=52000&breadcrumb=5c634294af214da486ed81279c08f995] I’ve recently posted about several other ocean adventures: Reid Stowe’s 1000 Days at Sea and the Abora 3 Project. Roz’s integration of new media in … Continue reading Roz Savage’s Pacific Adventure

Another Sailing Adventure Departs New York Harbor

Seventy eight days ago, Reid Stowe and Soanya Ahmad set sail from NYC on the Schooner Anne for voyage of 1,000 days without touching land. I have to admit that I was originally a bit skeptical of this whole endeavor and especially so after they wandered into some naval war games and then survived a … Continue reading Another Sailing Adventure Departs New York Harbor