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Don’t Do This At Home – Adventure 28

From the tragedy of Huahine to the undersea playground of Tahaa and Bora Bora. Epic! The lagoon waters do not get any better than this. Turquoise as far as the eye can see. These are the gems of the South Pacific. We spent a couple weeks chilling out, exploring and waiting on weather before heading […]


Video: Car Crash in Panama City – Adventure 15

Rental cars are really cheap in Panama city. Something like $10 per day. But then they tack on $50 worth of car insurance. Mandatory car insurance. We ended up attempting to decline all insurance. It was a long and futile argument that ended with us paying for the expensive, mandatory low end insurance. The roads are quite […]


She Floats! – Adventure 04

We’ve done it. We’ve left the boatyard and this time we managed to do it in under two weeks. Our mission was simple; get everything done below the waterline. The rest can wait. We’ve only seen a glimpse of what Grenada has to offer. It is an absolutely gorgeous island with an incredible amount of personality. The locals […]


Cruising vs Reality – Adventure 03

This cruising life sounds wonderful doesn’t it? What we possibly gloss over is things like boatyard work. It’s really hot awful work. Nothing works on a boat when it’s out of the water. No toilets means climbing down a ladder in the middle of the night and running across the yard. No anchorage means no wind […]


101 Farewells – Adventure 01

We are enroute back to our boat! Currently sitting in the Toronto airport with another twelve hours of travel ahead of us. We absolutely cannot wait to see our gem of a Catamaran. She’s been patiently sitting on the hard in Grenada. We have massive plans this coming sailing season. Stay tuned for tons and […]


Freedom & Moving

We woke up this morning bobbing ever so slightly. Sleepily, thoughts crossed our minds. What is the plan for today?  Within a matter of a few sentences we decided that today we move. Move to another country. It is exactly this sort of freedom that appeals to us. Being able to move your entire house […]


Is Anybody In There?

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 […]


Flying Pigs & Work

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 […]


(Avoiding) Heavy Weather & Forecasting at Sea

We have been deeply immersed in learning about weather forecasting after attending a course in Offshore Weather. Two full days of intense learning about weather maps, heavy weather (storm) sailing techniques and various other worst case scenarios. At the end, we had finally realized how little we do know. But we did learn what Isobars, Wind feathers, Occluded fronts, […]


Selling Our Stuff. Part 1 (of many)

This was our first Garage Sale and as far we are concerned it was a massive success. We put $750 into our sailing slush fund for stuff that we would have normally given away. Ashley had been going thru our closets all week and sorting thru stuff to sell. Our very good friend Bay deserves a ton […]


Two Weeks. Just 2 weeks! We glossed over a few details…

When we say “We’re going to sell everything and Sail Around the World” we gloss over just a few details. Living on a boat requires you to downsize; No filing cabinet. No closet full of ‘stuff’ you never use. You can’t afford to have ‘extra stuff’. So that’s what we’ve been doing..Gifting, Selling, Digitizing or Turfing. […]


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