When Wyatt Jeffries started at IYRS in the fall of 2018, he had no idea that 6 months later he would be on a flight to the U.K. to embark on the adventure of a lifetime.
Over the course of your military career, how many times did someone tell you to run something to ground? It’s a phrase that implies getting to the source…the bottom line…the ground truth.
Introducing two of our newest Student Ambassadors: Will Ingram and Keith Gipple
Wow. Survived my first month of school. I love it. It’s hard. I am out of practice. To be perfectly honest, it felt like I was just barely treading water this last month. After a relaxing summer with my kids, my world went from 0 to 100 flash.
In 1985 I was born in southern California. From surfing in Jamaica to giving bicycle tours over the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, exploration has been a major part of my upbringing and life.
When you first get started in boat building a lot of things will be utterly foreign to you. Some methods and processes for building a boat that has seemingly no origin other than “this is the way it has always been done.”
My decision to attend IYRS came to me like a period at the end of a sentence.
Before I came to IYRS, a friend of mine used to say that I lived my life to the theme song of Bonanza...
When Hurricane Irma hit the U.S. Virgin Islands on September 6th, 2017 over 100 vessels were tucked into Hurricane Hole on the Island of St. John. One of those boats was Kekoa, a 50 foot wooden catamaran that sailed more than 6,000 guests annually around the Caribbean.
A few weeks ago I was on my way to the rink for my son’s hockey practice when I noticed an unusual amount of smoke coming from under the hood of my 1991 Land Rover Defender.