All About Life Jackets – PFD’s

I’ve been involved in water sports, and sailing in particular for my entire adult life. I’d just gotten involved in Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) so needed to buy a Personal Flotation Device (PFD). Better known as a Life Jacket to most people. This is when I realized just how little I knew about this equipment. … Read more

What to do to Relax?-How about Whale Watching

Took a break from working yesterday. What to do to relax? How about doing something I’ve never done? What a great day spent doing something new with my family! Feeling refreshed and revitalized today! Here’s how it went down… Busy, Busy, Busy Since I’ve started my home business it’s been crazy! But in a good … Read more

Wooden Sailing Boats – More Adventures

New Beginnings About 1 year after I started sailing, my time on the Pearson 26 was coming to an end. I was fully involved in racing Mirror dinghies with my friends who all raced on keelboats as well. The competition was heating up! At the same time, the owner of the Pearson 26 that I … Read more

About Mark

Now is as good a time as any to give a little insight about me, Mark Loe, and about this page. I was born and grew up in Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean.  Was introduced to sailing in 1974 when I was 12 years old. That was Then   Growing up and living in … Read more

Learning Dinghy Racing

So, had some great adventures since my introduction to sailing. Mostly keelboat racing round the buoys and one offshore race. More importantly though, making new friends and friendships that would last a lifetime. Now to my introduction to learning dinghy racing in Mirror dinghies. Β Organized sailboat racing in Trinidad took place out of the Trinidad … Read more