The journey is part of the experience – an expression of the seriousness of one’s intent. One doesn’t take the A train to Mecca. — Anthony Bourdain Today I begin a five-day journey to the end of the world. Two days in airports. A daylong stopover in Chile to provision for the boat, meet with scientists… and … More It’s all about the journey…
I made this video of my time spent sailing in Patagonia earlier this year. It was a pretty incredible experience, as you can see, and I am so excited to head back tomorrow!
In a few day’s time, I will begin a five day journey to the end of the world: two days of flying and a stopover in Chile to pick up supplies for the boat, followed by a thirty-six hour ferry to the southernmost town in the world. Once I return to Isla Navarino, I will rejoin … More What’s Next: An Expedition to South Georgia Island
Earlier this year, I was stressing out about what to pack for a sailing gig in Maine, so I called my friend Judy, who is an avid and talented sailor. Prepared with a list of questions, I was making my way down the list when suddenly Judy stopped me. “You know, Sarah,” she said, “I hear they … More The Great Bronzer Incident of Aught 9
Alright, so I’m breaking the rules of “wordless Wednesday,” but I just have to write about this place. Only accessible from the water, defined by stark rocky outcrops and harsh winds… Brecknock Peninsula captivates me. Located near the west entrance to the Strait of Magellan, the peninsula is the westernmost projection of the Isla Grande de Tierra del … More Wordless Wednesday: Brecknock Peninsula
Quick quiz: Do you wear shirts? Do you like boats? Do you like science? Do you want to buy this t-shirt? (Hint: All answers should be YES) I designed a sailing tee to sell for a good cause. It is only for sale for 3 more days! Pick yours up here: http://teespring.com/tallship And read more about … More Only 3 More Days!
Two of my deepest passions in life are science and sailing. As most of you know, when I went to South America this year, I stumbled upon an incredible opportunity to combine those two passions aboard the SRV Saoirse. I extended my time in South America by a few months in order to continue sailing … More Supporting Science at Sea… with super cool t-shirts
All photos (c) Sarah Schwimmer. Taken in Wyoming and Idaho in 2010.