Fort Napoleon is on top of a hill overlooking the harbor of Terre de Haut in Les Saintes. It is one of three forts forming a triangle around the bay. It was originally named Fort Louis, but this was taken by the British and destroyed. The British abandoned if and the French re-occupied it again, […]
Cruising with three young children, a staple of everyday, often several times a day, is swimming. Where there is swimming on a sail boat, there are wet towels hanging from the lifelines. Tiring the boys with swimming is an important part of our daily sanity, but it sure does suck to have big wet beach […]
Or are they? With the beginning of our trip 8 months away, we are doing more and more gear buying as we work through our lists of needs. One of the lists I have been working on this week has been safety gear. Specifically, I have been figuring out the scope of what I need […]
A couple of weeks ago we took the whole week as a family to explore some of Lake Champlain’s best kept secrets, Burton Island, Knight Island and Woods Island. These are three islands in the “inland sea” of Lake Champlain that are also Vermont State Parks. Each is quite different in its size and character, […]
Spoiler alert… there is no best boat…. Over the last couple of months I have exhaustively been looking for a boat. The two best places to do this are the two main web listings for sail boats for sale. www.yachtworld.com (brokers) www.sailboatlistings.com (private sales) I have also posted a few threads on my two favorite […]
We were going to Burlington we made it half way there and then our engine broke and it started to get water in it and then we called the coast guard and they towed us in to the harbor.