Saying goodbye to a beloved boat is difficult. Saying goodbye while out on her on a beautiful day can be painful. Saying goodbye while underway with the new owners on board can be even more difficult. You feel some disloyalty for falling for another boat; you feel uncertainty that the new owners will ‘treat her […]
Cruising is the fine art of balancing the execution of a well-researched Plan with the willingness to depart from The Plan. Good reasons to depart from The Plan might be bad weather or a fabulous cultural opportunity. Unexpected opportunities come along and dang it, that’s what cruising should be about.