Race to Alaska: Sailing 101

“Okay. Run me through the order of operations one more time?”

It’s around 3am, and Ert and I are crouched on the foredeck to change out the jib sail.

We’ve got tethers from our sailing harnesses carabinered to jacklines on the boat to make sure the bucking seas can’t toss us overboard. We’re still getting sprayed. I’ve got a nub of ginger root in my mouth against the nausea triple threat…

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