Soverel 30-A New Breed of Boat

In the early 1980s I was introduced to the Soverel 30, a new breed of boat. Up to this point, the boats being raced were all heavy displacement boats. You could cruise and live on them as well as race them. Enter a light boat (for those times), with minimal interior where the focus was … Read more

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