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Don’t you love a good rudder? Isn’t it a relief when you don’t have to lose any sleep worrying about the quality of your rudder? Wait. Your mind doesn’t randomly roam to your rudder? Most people don’t daydream about the mechanical components of a ship. But if you ever step foot on a sailboat and […]

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Disaster struck in the dead of night.  The nine-member crew of Team Vestas Wind spent the night in life rafts instead of their $6 million yacht. Only seven weeks into a nine-month race to sail around the world, Team Vestas Wind ran aground on the reefs of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean. Thankfully, no one […]

shared language team building
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Do you still “roll down” the window in your vehicle?  How much longer do you think that phrase can last?  Think about it.  When was the last time you actually rolled down a car window? We don’t. We press a button, and the windows go down electronically.  The day is fast approaching when the phrase […]

overcome fear conquer comfort
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How would you feel if you knew a spider was within 10 feet of where you are?  It’s more likely no more than three feet away, but still. If that potential messes with your pulse, you may be among the 15 % of people who are arachnophobic.  That is, clinically afraid of spiders. Fear is […]

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Warm sun. Calm waters. Good friends. The wind in your sails. A competent crew. The ideal circumstances for sailing – rarely happen. Something is typically off. Often multiple issues invade your serenity. Mistakes get made. The weather doesn’t cooperate. The captain shows up in a bad mood. And the conflict begins. It’s unavoidable. This is […]

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