Damon Gannon, Author at Sailors for the Sea

Damon Gannon

Thriving on the Intracoastal Waterway

Moored at sunset on ICW

The boating community is diverse; from dinghy racers to megayacht owners. With increasing opportunities for remote work, there is an increasing number of people choosing to live and travel aboard their boats full-time. Liveaboard cruisers are an important constituency to Sailors for the Sea. Being on the water 24/7/365, not only means that cruisers can … Read more

Part II: Q&A with Dr. Michael Moore, Author of We Are All Whalers

In Part I of my conversation with Michael Moore, we discussed his new book, We Are All Whalers: The Plight of Whales and Our Responsibility and some of the challenges facing North Atlantic right whales. In Part II, we take a look at how he’s used sailboats in his research and what sailors can do … Read more

Q&A with Dr. Michael Moore, Author of We Are All Whalers

Recently, I had a chance to sit down with a fellow whale biologist and sailor, Dr. Michael Moore, a senior scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and the director of the institution’s Marine Mammal Center. He has a rather unique background, being both a veterinarian and a marine biologist. Among other things, he … Read more