As usual, our plans have little resemblance to the universe’s plans for us. And again, the universe won.
Our stories and experiences are documented here. From the thoughts written during the First Time Offshore, to FAQs about cruising, to the humor and angst of day-to-day life while cruising, this is where to find our stories.
Tomorrow afternoon we will water up, fuel up and head to Fairhaven (South Bellingham) to anchor and get a few hours sleep
Fall whispered in last night. After a day of blazing sun in cloudless skies we wake up to overcast. The air has that musty smell of dying leaves. A tendril of wind brings the damp smell of encroaching rain. Yellow leaves swirl in the air at the slightest movement.
It took us two months from re-launch in July to prepare for our second shake down trip. Not that everything is done
Never take even the most routine boat task for granted or the ocean gods will smite you for arrogance.
We are overdue to leave for our big offshore trip. Last summer came and went, this summer came and we are still doing essential renovations to our 50-year-old steel sloop.