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”, “A Sea Gypsy’s Conundrum”, “Gone Fishing”, “Grilled Salmon with Lemon Butter”.

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

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

In print in Pacific Yachting:

Coming this winter: “Two Pacific Crossings”

In print in Sailing Today:

In print in Blue Water Sailing:

In print in WaterCraft: 

Coming soon: Continuing the Adventures with Dinghy series.

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 Sister Ship online magazine:

In print in Backcountry: Mountain Account: Instincts Matter

In print in Misadventures: Landfall to A Sailor

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

  • Cover Photo, CCA Voyages 2019.
  • Cover Photo, OCC Flying Fish 2018/2.
  • A Penchant for Primitivism, CCA Voyages 2018 and an updated version in OCC Flying Fish 2018/2.
  • Sail Fast! CCA Voyages 2017.
  • Voyaging to the Top of America: A Two-Season Cruise to Arctic Alaska, CCA Voyages 2016. For which I was awarded the Vilas Literary PrizeAnd OCC Flying Fish 2016/1.
  • Cover Photo, OCC Flying Fish 2016/1.

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 2019, All Rights Reserved.