Hard-core sailors will love this article, even though it’s dated.
The Ditch is a great place to hone your cruising skills, but requires sailors to furl the canvas and motor along, resulting in long stretches of boredom that hang over the boat like stagnant fog.
We choose to sail because of, well, the challenge of sailing. The traditional ICW route is a great adventure, but more suited to power cruisers. Â If you want some real chest-thumping action, go to the blue water and let the spinnaker fly. Â