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Bruce Balan is the author of the Parents Choice Gold Medal book, Buoy, Home at Sea. He has been sailing the world since 2005. Follow his life at

BREATHING WITH THE SEA by Bruce Balan, award-winning children’s author and sailor of the seven seas

There was a moment—an exact moment—when the docklines were cast off. Twelve and a half years ago I wrote those words when I left Long Beach, CA aboard my 46-foot sailboat Migration to sail “around” the world. The quotes are … Continue reading

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