Wendy Schmidt, Ocean Advocate & SeaKeeper

When it comes to the yachting lifestyle and ocean conservation, Wendy Schmidt believes the two are entwined. She also believes humanity and the oceans are entwined. In fact, Schmidt calls the ocean “our life-support system,” since we are “profoundly dependent on healthy soils, air, and oceans.” The International SeaKeepers Society has named her its SeaKeeper Continue reading


Rounding the Horn Aboard Argo

For nearly his entire life, Paul Hawran (below, right) has focused on cruising around Cape Horn. The southernmost tip of Chile, Cape Horn is where the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans meet. The waters aren’t for the faint of heart. That’s why Hawran took several years to plan the proper boat to tackle the trip. And Continue reading