Gone Floatabout

Sailing, Photography, Wilderness


Cover Photos:

Published Articles:

In print in Cruising World: (also available online if there’s a link!)

Coming soon: “Waterfalls and Glaciers”, “End of Season Lay-Up”, “Orca Encounter”.

 In print in Classic Boat: (also available online if there’s a link!)

Coming soon: “A Rare Arctic Bird”.

In print in Sailing Today:

In print in Ocean Navigator: (almost all are also available online)

Coming soon: “A Penchant for the Primitive”

In print in Pacific Yachting:

Coming this winter: “Top Live-Aboard Tips for Beating Winter Woes”.

In print in Blue Water Sailing:

On OffCenterHarbor.com, the classic boat video and blog subscription website:

Also see Ellen’s Guide Page.

Coming soon: “My Favorite Dinghy and Why: The Chameleon Nesting Dinghy”

In print in BackcountryMountain Account: Instincts Matter

In print in Sailing: Captain Cook’s Paradise: New Zealand’s Bay of Islands

In print in SAIL: Great Inagua Island.

In print in Alert Diver: An Ounce of Prevention

In print in WaterCraft: 

In Cruising Club of America (CCA) and Ocean Cruising Club (OCC) journals:

  • “Sail Fast!” in CCA 2017 journal.
  • “Voyaging to the Top of America: A Two-Season Cruise to Arctic Alaska” in CCA’s 2016 journal. For which I was awarded the Vilas Literary Prize.
  • Cover Photo and article in the OCC’s 2016/1 journal.

In print in Cruising Outpost How to Lose a Dinghy

In print in The Coastal Passage: The Man Behind the Screen, Clearing Customs in Oz

In print in Hello Switzerland:

In Offshoots 12: Reflections (Geneva Writers’ Group 2013 anthology): Poem “Leaving Home”.


On the blog of our partner ZEAL Optics:

A few profiles written about us:

All text and photographs © Ellen Massey Leonard 2017, All Rights Reserved.