Jack Nye’s sailing memoirs
A traveler’s insight through the eyes of a sailor
1966 – Fishing in NF
Jack Nye and Steve fishing aboard Blue sea… and then, there was the sea to explore parts unknown.
1978 – Sailing blue waters
Jack Nye – some trip images.
1978 – Santiago Chile
Jack Nye and Hilda in Santiago Chile.
1979 – HAPPY HEART
PORTUGAL to ANTIGUA – Hugh Griffin’s Boat.
1980 – Chile
Jack Nye letter to the embassy of Chile.
1982 – CORVIGLIA
Bermuda to Antigua – Bob Lush’s Boat.
1983 – Portugal to Antigua
Jack Nye from Mississauga, ON, is currently just north of Flemish Cap (the Grand Banks) sailing to Long Pond, Newfoundland from Bantry Bay, Ireland – his final trans-Atlantic double crossing.
1983 – Lord Jim
Taurange New Zealand around Cape Horn to Mar del Plata Chile. Skipper Holgar Kreuzhage – Crew Jack Nye, Michael Johnson, Steve Karpa, Jane Hook, and Kathy Reidesel.
1985 – Panderama
Plymouth England to Port Credit Ontario Canada. 36 days to cross Lloyd Hercock & John Griffiths.
1989 – APOLIMA
Buenos Aires to Punta Arenas – Mike Dorey’s boat.
1991 – CROIX (Cross of Saint Paul)
Ushuaia Argentina around Cape Horn West to East and back to Ushusia.
1992 – S.V. TRADE WINDS
TALL SHIP from Boston to Liverpool England.
1993 – PRIDE OF BALTIMORE
TALL SHIP from Boston Maryland USA to Halifax Nova Scotia Jack Nye and Michael Johnson part of crew members.
1994 – Grise Fiord
“A trip to the colder parts of the globe… “
1995 – BLUE NOMAD
Port Stanley around Cape Horn East to West to Val Divio Chile. Jack Nye. Captain Terry Williams, Owner Roger Harris, Marwina, the cook and David Pappas.
1996 – Panderama
Armdale Yacht Club, Halifax to Plymouth England. 21 days to cross. Bob McDada & Garret Brackemar.
1997 – Pandreama
Plymouth England to Bantry Bay Ireland then on to Nfld. John Hasswell & Arron Kelly.
1998 – THE MATTHEW
Jack Nye crew member from Sydney Nova Scotia to France. NOTE: The next time I met the MATTHEW was in Montreal where I joined her for the historic trip down the ST. LAWRENCE to Kingston, Ontario to Port Credit Yacht Club.
2000 – Panderama – Solo
Plymouth England was the plan but, due to two knockdowns & a 365 degree knockdown after 21 days and 400 nautical miles.
Off the Coast of Ireland, Jack was picked up by a container ship named The Atlantic Companion as PANDERAMA went down.