Usually the captain writes the gear reviews because, well, he cares about all that technical stuff, and I don’t. But this is one product he can’t test, so it’s my turn. A friend of mine gave me this device last year on my 40th birthday in anticipation of our trip (or perhaps some unknown, future, […]
[Written way back in December, 2014] On Tuesday we left Crocus Bay, Anguilla for St. Martin/Sint Maarten. Half the island is French, the other half is Dutch. We decided to enter the French side, through Marigot Bay. Since the bay itself is a reportedly rolly anchorage, we figured we should go under the bridge to […]
Are you about to move aboard and cruise with your kids? Here’s what you need to know!
After a campfire dinner of hot dogs, freshly caught fish, s’mores, and several glasses of wine on a deserted beach on volcano-ravaged but still beautiful Montserrat, I decided to interview myself about our cruising life.
Here are a few photos from our week-ish on quiet, charming, beautiful Marie Galante, where we discovered the French authorities don’t like our boat papers, saw loads of big starfish, drove all over the island in a tiny rental car, played on multiple white sand beaches, suffered Internet withdrawal, toured a rum distillery, ate really […]
What’s it really like to live and travel on a boat in the Caribbean with three boys? There’s no such thing as a typical day, but this was today in Les Saintes: 6:00 – Turn off alarm. Go back to sleep. 7:15 – Wake up when son taps head and says “Mom, you wanted to […]