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BCC PHALAROPE
New York, NY
I am the current steward of a sailboat.
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I have owned Phalarope for about ten years, and lived aboard for about half that time. This photo blog has shown some of her adventures, traveling from point A to B, and arriving at a new place by water rather than land. Now she has new stewards, and I think... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2019 at BCC PHALAROPE
上記価格に、図表の英文校正は含まれています。 Adobe Illustrator及び、Adobe P... Continue reading
皆様の学術論文の学術的価値が正当に評価されることを目標と考えておりますので、原稿の文字数による算定で... Continue reading
皆様の英語論文の学術的価値が査読者に正しく評価されるように、単に英語/文法の最適化に留まらない英文校... Continue reading
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I have moved to my hometown in Montana, far from the sea, and this means putting PHALAROPE up for sale. The sidebar of this web page has links to photos of PHALAROPE, under the headings: Haulout photos, Interior photos, More PHALAROPE photos, The boat, and Mast restoration. But briefly, PHALAROPE... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2018 at BCC PHALAROPE
Copy editing figures and tables is included in the above flat rate fees. I have considerable expertise in Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop, and so please inquire if you would like to commission the design and construction of figures for your manuscript. Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2018 at Templeton Copy Editing
My fees are scaled flat rates, to emphasize that the goal is to get your manuscript reviewed on its scientific merits, and not count words. Under 5000 words (not including references): 400 USD Over 5000 words (not including references): 500 USD Abstracts for conferences: 25 USD Grant applications: 0.10 USD... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2018 at Templeton Copy Editing
I will strive to have your manuscript be considered for publication solely on scientific merit, and not have the quality of the English writing compromise the peer-review. You will have personalized service with me alone, rather than a team of unknown copy editors, and thus you can be confident in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2018 at Templeton Copy Editing
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Some photos looking out the hatch, to show the ever changing anchorages and ports of call last summer: Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2017 at BCC PHALAROPE
By profession I am a molecular biologist and biochemist, studying the malaria parasite. I am the second owner of a wooden Lyle Hess Bristol channel cutter, PHALAROPE, which is now up for sale, so that I can move from the coasts and back to my roots in the mountains of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2017 at BCC PHALAROPE
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Here on a cold, cold early March day in Belfast, Maine, I made another map (design stolen from Rockwell Kent) to show the voyage of PHALAROPE in summer of 2016. Shown is the track north. The track south was essentially the same. Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2017 at BCC PHALAROPE
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It is difficult to sail past Camden, Maine in the Penobscot bay without passing schooners: I think that this boat works as a water taxi for the islands around Islesboro in Penobscot bay. Here it is towing sailing shells like a mother duck and ducklings: Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2016 at BCC PHALAROPE
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Leaving Yarmouth, Nova Scotia at 0640 Friday morning: Passing the Cape Furcho lighthouse, an hour later: Looking out the hatch at the sunrise the next morning, just off Penobscot bay, Maine: It was nice broad reach sailing, jib plus main sail, and the self-steering wind vane holding spot on. At... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2016 at BCC PHALAROPE
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I left Shelburne hoping to go straight offshore to Maine. But the wind and current around Cape Sable, the corner of Nova Scotia, slowed me way, way down and I decided to bail to Clark's Harbour. The next day, yesterday, I motorsailed to Yarmouth, on the southwest corner of Nova... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2016 at BCC PHALAROPE
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We arrived in Shelburne day before yesterday, after a 12 hour motor from Brooklyn Yacht Club. Nice close-hauled sailing the last hour at sunset. The wind will be not favorable in the least to cross the Gulf of Maine, for the next 5 days, and so Tomoka is now on... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2016 at BCC PHALAROPE
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Just south of Lunenburg is the La Havre river, and the famous floating dock of the La Havre Bakery. We are waiting here a day in hopes of better weather tomorrow. Yesterday was rousing 20 to 30 kt close-hauled, more than forecast. The front of the bakery building: Nice pilot... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2016 at BCC PHALAROPE
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After a couple lazy weeks in Halifax, varnishing, drinking beer, I met Tomoka at the airport arriving from Japan and we are heaed south to Maine. Below are four photos, two each from the past two daybreaks. The first two are from Rogue's Roost, an anchorage south of Halifax and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2016 at BCC PHALAROPE
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Back in Halifax, as of a few days ago. Waiting for wind to change, to head toward Lunenburg... Some photos of Bluenose II, which was tied to the town wharf in Canso: The Captain of the Bluenose II: Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2016 at BCC PHALAROPE
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Waiting for the wind and weather, to go through the canal out of Lake Bras d'Or. Boathouse on Maskells Harbour, near Baddeck. I think that it is owned by a former Commodore of the New York Yacht Club: Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2016 at BCC PHALAROPE
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Edmond flew out on Friday, back to Montana. The trip to Labrador would not have been possible without him. Thank you VERY much! I lazed about Baddeck through the weekend, and am off in an hour or two, towards St. Peters. I will gunkhole, a night or two, on the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2016 at BCC PHALAROPE
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After an overnight sail across the Cabot Strait from Port aux Basque, Newfoundland, and a very nice sailing in 20 kt winds the last few hours in Lake Bras d'Or, we arrived in Baddeck, Nova Scotia, yesterday late afternoon. It is Regatta Week, and the town is busy. Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2016 at BCC PHALAROPE
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We are at the southwest corner of Newfoundland, waiting for the wind to swing around for the crossing to Nova Scotia. Monday or Tuesday, probably. Bonne Bay, Newfoundland: Codroy: Port aux Basque lobster boat: Jigging for conners: Miniature Newfoundland on the wharf, a teacup Newfie about the size of a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2016 at BCC PHALAROPE
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We are now in Bonne Bay, Newfoundland, after a nice overnight sail from Red Bay, Labrador (photos of which I posted before, on the way up the the coast). Fishing for cod and mackerel from the Red Bay town dock: Cod: Mackerel: Trying to get the hook out: Still life... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2016 at BCC PHALAROPE
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Two nights ago we tied to the town wharf in Black Tickle. The town appears to be suffering greatly from a lack of jobs, and zero economy. Black Tickle in the sun: And fog: Black Tickle also appears to have a shortage of drinking water. A two barrel water trailer:... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2016 at BCC PHALAROPE
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We are back in Battle Harbour, after traveling continuously since leaving Hopedale last Sunday. The diesel engine is peachy keen. Red Bay tomorrow (?) Some photos of icebergs: Vein of blue: The icebergs are easy to avoid, it is the "growlers", the "bergy bits" that are the concern: Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2016 at BCC PHALAROPE