Tagged: Charleston


Safe arrival to New York City

We arrived safely with no injuries or damages in New York City on Sunday Morning at 5AM. The trip started out as a wild one. Just north of Charleston about 50 miles or so,...


Black Diamond Set Course for New York City

Yesterday prepared for a long haul non stop to offshore voyage New York City…We planned on leaving then, but the forecast called for 70 knots, 2 inch hail and possible tornados. The decision was...


Hot Racing in Charleston

Forecast Bodes Well For Hot Racing Dozens of different boat designs will race in thirteen divisions on four courses, but one thing all racing boats have in common is the need for wind, and...

Black Diamond Finishes Off-Shore Yacht Race 1

Black Diamond Finishes Off-Shore Yacht Race

The Black Diamond crew is back safely in Toronto (My self, Paul Thornton, Rick, Mark and Monica Doedens)…We had a lot of fun, and a great race. We were competing against professional sailors, hard...


* VIDEO * Sailing with Dolphins

Here is a really neat video of our half hour dolphin encounter on the Atlantic Ocean. This was during our sail in November 2008 from New York to Florida. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wp2-noj_OZE]

* VIDEO * Rough Sail from New York to Florida 1

* VIDEO * Rough Sail from New York to Florida

A little clip of some rough sailing from New York to Florida offshore the whole way in 5 days 3 hours.