WBM: You’re offshore between continents, for close to 30 days
at a time. What foods do you crave?
KW: I crave anything that does not taste like my cooking. By
the fourth week, I’m starting to open up a can or two. I haven’t
been buying snacks, so in the middle of the ocean no snacks, no
chocolate. When I’m in that state, I make chocolate pancakes
WBM: Do you have any setting sail ritual?
KW: I make sure to have a big pot of soup in case I get seasick.
I always have a big pot of food. I try to leave in the morning.
I’m trying to leave when I see dolphins. All around the world
you see dolphins, different kinds of dolphins. If I am going dead
downwind there will be waves and the dolphins will surf in it for
WBM: Do you get seasick?
KW: The first time I went
sailing I was sick for four
days. After that if I hadn’t
been sailing for a few days,
I would. I try to have a full
WBM: What inspired you
to do this?
KW: This living on the
water is economical.
Most people pay a lot of
money to have their boat.
I met a man who could
do so much with so little,
he could fix his boat with
trash, literally trash. I
want to travel. I like my
sanctuary. The wind is
WBM: What is a favorite
thing most people have
KW: The bioluminescence
at night, and the stars
reflected in the water.
PHOTOS BY ALLISON POTTER