• For the adrenaline…

    November 6, 2013 Jake DiMare

    Some people like to jump out of airplanes. Others like to climb mountains or shoot the rapids in a kayak. There are many ways to satisfy the need for adventure in life. I find this need interesting because it hints at the lingering power our evolutionary legacy as hunter gatherers, leading dangerous lives not nearly…

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  • Remember me?

    November 29, 2012 Jake DiMare

    I looked up in the sky last night and noticed Jupiter, dancing with the moon and staring back down at me. For some reason at this same moment I heard a voice in my head, and it said: Remember when you wrote stuff? Yes Jupiter. I see you up there…And I do remember writing stuff.…

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  • Sailing site…

    May 27, 2012 Jake DiMare

    I’ve decided to start another blog, dedicated to sailing adventures. Check it: Running Downwind

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  • Sailboat porn…

    September 2, 2011 Jake DiMare

    Yup, I have already thought of another great use for tumblr. Curating images of sailboats, sailors and sailing that would float any seaman’s (or seawoman’s) boat. Check it out: THIS IS SAILBOAT LUST  

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  • Learning the ropes…

    July 19, 2011 Jake DiMare

    Last Sunday Jackie and I continued the Basic Keel Boat course at Courageous Sail in Charlestown, Ma. Although she doesn’t want to admit it, her abilities have improved considerably in the last two months. She’s well on her way to being a confident, competent skipper. In the shot above she’s preparing to assist with landing…

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  • Sail away, sail away…

    March 7, 2011 Jake DiMare

    This past Saturday Jackie and I nurtured our shared dream to one day own a big sail boat by visiting the New England Boat show at the new convention center in South Boston. There were many incredible boats to explore including Benneteau, Jeanneau and C&C but none were more impressive than the Tartan 4000. Everything…

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