After (roughly) 392 nautical miles miles of sailing, halfway down the US East Coast, the deepest we have been in has been in the first few minutes of the trip. Who-da-thunk? What am I talking about? After considerable effort, I have my navigation instruments talking to my laptop. We have two mac’s, and the only real choices […]
Thursday saw us leaving Red Hook. With three kids it took a little time to get everyone fed, life jacketed and checked out with the marina. Only had one mishap when Andrew slipped between the dock and boat and hung onto the lifeline. Fortunately he wasn’t crushed as he had slipped between two fenders that […]
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 […]
This children’s USVI/BVI itinerary is based on a week charter with an extra sleepaboard the first night. With three kids sailing, we plan to have very short sails during the day between anchorages and stay at places that have moorings and ice (we have no fridge on the boat). Another criteria for the chosen stops […]
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.