Tag Archives: Boat

What I Did On Summer Vacation

As the United States gears up for the frenzy of Black Friday after sharing a feast of Thanksgiving with friends and family, we cruisers are just finishing our summer season. That’s hurricane season to the rest of the world. I’ve … Continue reading

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Little Things that Entertain

There’s not much that doesn’t present itself as entertainment on a boat. When the yacht club positions itself at the vortex of a lift bridge and said bridge opens during happy hour. There’s entertainment. I could admit there are ulterior … Continue reading

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Paradise with Responsibility

Many of you following this blog have said you enjoy the photos of where we’ve been. Today, the pictures are more disturbing. They begin at home. Waves lap and grind coral and stone to a fine sand. They also carry … Continue reading

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Laundry the Old Fashioned Way

I’ve been asked what I do with my time all day on a boat. As noted before, even the most mundane tasks take extra time. It had been four weeks since we last dropped our laundry off and for $31 … Continue reading

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Little Things in Life

The wind is howling, the skies an angry shade of grey. I can’t stand without bracing myself as the boat shimmies and shakes. All this while at anchor. A frontal trough is moving through the area bringing high winds and … Continue reading

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Provisioning: Seafood

You would think our diet consisted of the spoils of the sea everyday. Not so. First, you have to put a line in the water and we rarely do. Our fault, but since we chose not to have a freezer, … Continue reading

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Journey or Destination: Life Changes

There’s always a beginning, a middle and an end. The first chapters of a book pull you into the story . That’s how it is when we embark on a new adventure. The promise of sailing to new locations is … Continue reading

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