Biodiesel powered Earthrace begins

| March 10, 2007

Quick update: Earthrace (early post) starting their biodiesel powered run west toward the Panama Canal this morning (3/10) and is currently passing the Caribbean island of St. Lucia. Although I’m confident in the engineering and design, I’m concerned for the durability of the crew … the surging for extended periods has got to be grueling?

Donna Lange crosses the equator

| March 10, 2007

Donna Lange, circumnavigating solo sailor, has hit two milestones this week. First she crossed her outbound track, which legitimately means she has rounded the world in her 28 foot sailboat, and second, in today’s news … she crossed the equator again … going north this time. She posts to her log daily and the updates […]

Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.