Well we are so far behind in telling tales of our journey, it’s daunting to catch up. We have been flying through the Eastern Caribbean Islands working our way south. Destination: Grenada. Deadline: July 5th. Just over a month ago we left the virgin islands and we have been moving almost non-stop since. We have […]
There have been zero blog posts since we arrived in Virginia. What is wrong one might ask? There are excuses. Many of them. Most based on a life of being busy…on land. Let’s see here. We drove up the east coast. Visited New York, Maine and crossed the border into Canada. That is, only after […]
The Exumas: “Sapphire blue water. An exotic collection of dream destinations.” That’s how the travel brochures describe the place we call home. We’re fortunate to be here. Very fortunate. We don’t realize it at times. We grow immune to it very quickly. This past week I’ve spent almost every single waking hour working. That’s right. I’m sitting […]
Setting: Cabarete, Dominical Republic. Kite Beach. Mood: Chilled. With anticipation. Kiteboarders: A herd of animals. The herd replays the same conversations in their head. “Is it windy enough?” “Is it 14 meter weather?” “Maybe it’ll pick up. Rig small now. Stay out longer once it cranks.” It’s an overly optimistic bunch. Then, one animal pulls the trigger. Out comes […]
What do you do when you haven’t kited in over a month? Watch videos of course! Found two sweet ones today…. Check out the height on this one!
The other day I was thinking about how much we go away on weekends. My thoughts were somewhere around the fact we are going to run out of steam if we keep this up. Today, thinking about it again, I realized that’s total BS. Yes it’s a lot of work packing to go camping for the first […]
Do you want it sugar coated or right between the eyes? One of my favourite movies – Six Days, Seven Nights The Good We’re getting into Summer. Why is that Good? For a plethora of reasons including Kiteboarding, Boating, Fishing, Hornby cabin, Sheridan Lake Family cabin, Keats Island cabin. Did I mention Kiteboarding? The Ugly […]
The sailing world is just full of innovation these days…. foils, kites, kite boats, foiled kite boats. Awesome.
A boy has gotta have some fun now and again. After a long weekend of working on the house getting it ready to sell, the wind lined up perfectly this afternoon. Brother in-law, Kirk, accompanied me on my 2nd outing at the gnarly Dallas Street kite beach. I’m probably at an intermediate level. When conditions […]
Well here we are at the end of another summer. It has been one of the most amazing summers for myself; Self employment, flexible hours, happy clients and kiteboarding. To say I am grateful would be an understatement. To top it all off, Ashley and I celebrated our Anniversary with a trip to Nitinat […]
Another successful weekend learning to kiteboard at the best kiteboarding location. I was out on the water for a few hours and it seemed like just 30 minutes. You get in this zone while out on the water. It’s awesome. Sounds corny but wind and water hitting your face, surfing the occasional wave and a constant battle to […]