West By Sea: a Vicarious Virtual Voyage

A project in New London, CT by Edward Beale

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Join us (vicariously) as we circle the planet, and then transform 104 daily posts into a full-color Journal.
Backers: 153
Average Pledge Per Backer: $69

Funded: $10,504 of $3,000
Dates: Feb 25th -> Apr 1st (35 days)
Project By: Edward Beale
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Final Hours and Video Update

March 31st - via: kickstarter.com
On Thursday Ed visited Phoenix Press. They'll be printing your post cards. They may also be printing the adventurer certificates and depending on prices the paperbacks.  It doesn't look like the hardcover book can meet the minimum numbers so those... (Read More)

West By Sea: In the Media

March 27th - via: kickstarter.com
We've been working hard to generate press. While trying to sell the house we've spent most of each day promoting West By Sea. More backers means more "social proof" and better quality rewards for all backers. We contacted adventure travel companies,... (Read More)

Objects and News in the final week

March 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone, we’re into the final week. Pre-orders for books and postcards will end on 3/31 which is Sunday (and actually it’ll be 4am EDT on 4/1 so those in Hawaii can still pledge late.) Backers should review the campaign again and consider... (Read More)

West By Sea: The Numbers Game

March 20th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

West By Sea: quest for numbered treasure

March 15th - via: kickstarter.com
I’m a huge fan of codes, ciphers, word plays, puns (as you’ve discovered this week on Twitter), maps, treasure hunting and quests. And for a while now I’ve wanted to do a book like one of my favorites from grammar school: Masquerade by Kit... (Read More)

Blog and Book (alpha test)

March 13th - via: kickstarter.com
(You can also view this update on the West By Sea website) Hi everyone, it was a busy weekend. Did we mention we hate daylight savings time? That’s one reason we’re going WEST by sea – 25 hour days! Updated the KS video (with new Ed outtake)... (Read More)

Announcing Stretch Goals: West By Sea

March 8th - via: kickstarter.com
The first ten days have been exciting. The initial funding goal for underway internet access was reached in less than 72 hours thanks to your support. At this point a campaign normally turns to so-called “stretch goals”. We touched briefly on... (Read More)

Michelle’s Take on the Kickstarter Campaign

March 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Morning, Good Day, Evenin’, Merry Midnight Kickstarters, Figured I would cover most times of the day/night depending on when you get to the site to read this update entry. My initial inspiration to travel came from my mom’s sister Dorothy (we... (Read More)

West By Sea: Funded!

February 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Great work to all our amazing backers!  You got us underway and now blog bandwidth is assured. After rewards and fees are paid, your support will fund $1500 towards internet minutes. This means 60 minutes each day of the trip, to be used for... (Read More)

WBS: Underway making way! (1st Day Update)

February 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Whew, that was quick!  You've gotten us off to a great start. We're very happy to see your enthusiasm for tracking this world cruise.  Since yesterday the project is over 1/3 funded, we've been contacted for an interview, and the Facebook page... (Read More)

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