Earthrise Christmas Greetings from the Moon

By |2019-02-27T05:50:46+00:00December 24, 2018|Categories: Rick's Stories|

Dear Friend of CHARIAD: 50 years ago today, the earth rose above the horizon on the moon. The Apollo 8 astronauts set this picture back to earth. Here is the Christmas message they sent to the largest live radio audience ever. William Anders We are now approaching lunar sunrise, and for all the people back on Earth, the crew of Apollo 8 has a message that we would like [...]

Sailing from Key West to Havana & Joy for the New Year

By |2019-02-27T06:02:34+00:00December 22, 2018|Categories: Rick's Stories, Social|

Dear Friend of CHARIAD: Relatively warm and rainy Saturday before Christmas. I hope you are enjoying the holiday season in you part of the world. I just put up a Facebook post saying I am ready to decorate my Christmas tree. I instantly got a response from Florida with a picture of a palm tree, “This is a real Christmas tree!” Sailing from Key West to Havana Many of you [...]

CHARIAD’s Last Race – You Could Join the Team

By |2019-02-27T06:07:01+00:00December 4, 2018|Categories: Sailing Season, Social, Updates|

Dear Friend of CHARIAD: We had our last real race of the season on Sunday. We won, but I have some sadness for the passing of the season. Here is an image just before the race started. This coming Saturday, the Eastern YC is sponsoring a fun race with a party afterwards. Here is what they say. Pursuit racing is simple and fun. Boats start in reverse order according [...]

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