STBSP Ep, 80, Rory and Kara Finneren, Sailing history, new boat and new sailing plans!

Rory and Kara Finneran.

Fan of the show Rory Finneren and his wife Kara have a new to them CS 36! They invited me aboard at Port Annapolis back in December to chat about their sailing history, the new boat and new sailing plans. As we post this episode, hopefully they are staying warm and avoiding major winter storms, but prepping to set off for southern environs. They’ve lived abroad, ashore,  onboard, and done some amazing adventures. Rory did some major blue water deliveries and races, including the RORC Caribbean 600 aboard Isbjorn with Paul Exner and Andy Schell. They helped deliver a boat from Tahiti to Alaska, and actually bought a boat in the Med, before a change of plans brought them back to Annapolis.

Back in the day he sailed his family’s daysailor on the bay, after a childhood spent on lakes in Michigan. They are just getting started on their new journey, which may include blogs and vlogs, but for now you can follow them on Instagram.

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Intro Music by yours truly and Greg Young, available via The Incoherents. The Lean Years Volume 2, on Itunes.
Break music, “Wild Winds of Misfortune” by Leo Disanto of The Vinegar Creek Constituency, and “The Wild Rover” as performed by The Ogham Stones

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