Day 66: Plastic Soup

Today I saw a piece of debris – not a lot, just a flat piece of painted wood drifting by about 15 feet from my boat. I have been asked if I’ve been surprised not to see more debris than the two or three pieces I’ve reported – and the answer is no, not really. The first reason is that while I row I have … Continued

Sawyers Oars: Unbreakable?

Talent, Oregon On the Atlantic, all four of my oars broke. This was not good news, and I don’t want it to happen again. Last time I had carbon fibre oars. This time I am going for wood, and when I heard that Sawyers Oars had supplied the oars for the winning men’s four in the recent Shepherd Ocean Fours Rowing Race my mind was … Continued