Our guest for this episode is Charlie Doane. Charlie is a sailor and sailing journalist. He’s currently the cruising editor for SAIL magazine. Charlie has been writing professionally since 1986 for many publications including New England Off Shore and Cruising World.
He’s written two books: The Modern Cruising Sailboat, and The Sea Is Not Full.
Charlie is currently working on a new book, a non-fiction biography about Thomas Tangvald - son of Peter Tangvald well known blue water sailor. Charlie gives us a bit of a teaser into the fascinating and tragic story of Thomas Tangvald's life.
In addition to his writing, he’s owned four boats:
- Crazy Horse, a Pearson Albert 35 yawl
- Sophie, a Goldin Hind 31
- Lunacy, a Tanton 39 cutter
- Lunacy (his current boat) a Boreal 47
He has an impressive sailing resume featuring 100,000 miles offshore, 7 Transatlantic passages, and multiple singlehanded passages between the West Indies, Bermuda, and New England.
We cover all this and much more in the podcast.
Learn more about Charlie and follow along on his web site: Wavetrain.net