webb chiles But it's inexpensive compared to when I used to use C Map, comfortable and I can reach everything. It's like wearing the where it was $250 per region for charts. I bought the iPad to boat. use as a chartplotter, but I've found that it's useful for so many 38: What about exercise? other things. I can do all I WC: I have a workout that need without a full computer, includes push-ups, crunches, except update my website knee bends. It takes about and a little of my finances, at 15 minutes a day. I did it on which point I have to visit a the Moore last week. I have to Starbucks. improvise, but I can do it. 38: The Moore is a very 38: What did you do for a small boat. What's going to career when you weren't sailbe worse, being inside or outing? side? WC: I stopped working WC: I'm not sure, but it's for other people in '74. I've going to be the heat. I like always thought of myself as dark color hulls and wanted a a writer, and I managed to black Moore 24, but it would support myself that way. have been too hot. I haven't 38: What does your current had Gannet in the tropics, wife think of your wanting to but I had it on Lake Michigan circumnavigate on a Moore when it was in the '90s. It was 24? hot. WC: My wife Carol is very The problem with the intelligent — an architect — Moore is not my ass, but my Webb's bicycle is almost bigger than the boat he plans to circumnavigate. and a very good sailor. She back. My favorite place on the boat is sitting on the floorboards, thinks I'm going to get killed. facing aft. I have access to everything. One of most comfort38: It's easy for us to say, but if you take the tradewind able positions is standing in the companionway. There is no route, we think you and the Moore will do just fine. ladder, and with a flotation cushion against my hip, it's very — latitude/richard
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The December 2012 issue of the West's premier sailing and marine magazine.