Author Archives: Philip Aikman

About Philip Aikman

Land-locked Sailor - gone ashore for the 'end of my days'

Island Trader – my home in the West Indies

Island Trader is the name and the builder of my 40 ft. motorsailer that is my home in the West Indies.  She is presently moored near Boca Chica, Dominican Republic (DR) at Marina Zar Par.   Soon, I hope to … Continue reading

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Some Pictures

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Just a few old pictures…

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Test comment with pics

Test comment with pics….

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s/v Solace

…is my 40 ft. cutter… That is a sloop (sailboat) with the mast set slightly aft to allow a jib as well as staysail (forward sail).  The forward sail on a sloop is called a jib, but is technically a … Continue reading

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