27 February, 2018

A Tale of Two Revolutions

The debate about guns is stuck at a tactical level: should there be guns or should they be banned?  I will not participate in the …

27 November, 2016

Remember Bonanza? Family matters!

All baby boomers and their parents remember the TV series Bonanza.   When I was a kid, the theme song had everyone rushing into the living …

9 February, 2016

A line, a gun and a prayer.

The Micromegas was a 45’ steel ketch. After many adventures together including crossing the Atlantic, the symbiotic bond between the boat and the sailor was …

30 November, 2015

Sidle and Strike!

The most important element in any fight is all too often ignored when it comes to gun fights. The first thing that any martial art …

27 October, 2015
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Is your yacht security SEP?

Douglas Adams introduced the concept of SEP: Somebody Else’s Problem, in his remarkable book Hitchhiker’s Guide to The Galaxy. “An SEP is something we can’t …