One World's Adventures

03 November 2013 | Whangarei, New Zealand
05 October 2013 | Vava'u, Tonga
05 October 2013 | Niue
26 September 2013 | Palmerston Island
25 September 2013 | Palmerston Island
23 September 2013 | Palmerston Island
21 September 2013 | Aitutaki
17 September 2013 | Cook Islands
11 September 2013 | Tahiti
29 April 2013
25 April 2013
23 April 2013 | Pacific Crossing
14 April 2013
23 March 2013
23 March 2013
06 March 2013 | Panama Canal
04 March 2013 | Gatun Lake
02 February 2013 | Shelter Bay Marina
20 January 2013 | Panamanian Jungle
10 January 2013 | Colon Panama

Changing of the Watch

15 May 2012 | St. Thomas
I was gifted with an incredible honor this week, the opportunity to host "Cappy", my father, aboard One World. The name "Cappy" is short for Captain Fred Garner, the man accountable for inspiring my dream to sail the vast oceans of this world. For the first time aboard a vessel, our roles were switched. I am now the Captain and Cappy is the crew. I found myself hesitant to take full responsibility. I would defer to Cappy, ask his opinion a little too often, and wait to read his response. It all changed when I asked my son Max to report to Cappy, as the "captain" during his watch. Cappy gently responded that I was the captain of the vessel, not him.
From that point forward, my relationship with my father changed. I am the captain of One World. "Cappy" is considered a veteran crew member, full of wisdom. With great trust, he pilots the vessel. The two of us, after years of sailing together, work in perfect harmony. Yet, I am the Captain now. It is my responsibility to ensure the safe passage of my precious cargo.

Cappy, Thank you for sharing your passion of sailing with me. You are welcome aboard anytime. Your Son, Captain Wes
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Vessel Name: One World
Vessel Make/Model: Lagoon 500
Hailing Port: Green Bay, WI USA
Crew: The Garner Family
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