Coming back to land after our year in the Caribbean has been strange for many reasons. One recurring theme has been the questions people ask. Almost everyone we meet always asks, “how was your year, was it great?” The answer, strangely enough, is difficult to articulate. One person who has asked that same question is Jenn […]
Flying out of Boston, we had to get up at 3am. It was going to be a long day, but the rewards were at the end! Travelling with three children is a challenge, we joke that when you have a 3rd child, you are changing from man to man to zone defense. You are a person […]
So last week we had our bareboat charter in the Virgin Islands. I had posted A Kid-Friendly UVSI/BVI Charter Itinerary as I wanted to share one that focused on short sails and children. Something I had not found much online. Well, after the fact, we ended up changing the route, go figure. Over the next few posts […]
Time to put your head in the snow!
Me and my Dad, Barrie, were sailing at about a knot with the spinnaker in Lake Champlain. He was in the cabin doing something and I was steering I was leaning against the ladder (we have one of those fold up ones) and I was wearing my dad’s hat. Then it fell off into the […]
Our old O’Day 28 came to an unfortunate end on the freeway. The Genoa was torn up a bit, but was still a massive amount of high-tech material. Surely I could make something out of it. I got some great ideas of What can I EASILY make out of an old sail on one of […]