Seth Stevenson: Innocents Aboard

Travel Blog  •  Eva Holland  •  10.19.09 | 2:46 PM ET

Photo by jordanfischer via Flickr (Creative Commons)

Slate’s latest Well-Traveled series follows writer Seth Stevenson and three other novice sailors as they join the annual herd of “clueless” American boaters who “fly down to Tortola, rent enormous catamarans, float them out into the middle of the channel, and for the next seven days proceed to endanger every seaborne object they encounter.” It’s a good read so far.