Hunting lobster in French Polynesia under a new moon Continue reading Night hunting lobsters, Tahuata/Hapatoni
Less than 12 hours to go, and we’re ready for land for sure. Continue reading Less than 8 hours left & sh*t happens
Fish killer While I’d love to fish more, we have completely full freezers with other proteins and veg, so I have to pace myself. We caught a small mahi mahi and were able to successfully pull the hook out and … Continue reading Fish killer, fruit & veg killer, 50% there & almost famous!
Engine troubles They say, a catamaran always has a full set of engine spares. Why? By default, we have a second engine, while most monohulls don’t. Often trawlers have a “get-home” engine, but not typically monohull sailboats. So, when we … Continue reading Dead engine, running 8 hours off course, and 20% of the way there
So, after deciding not to sell the boat, we realized there were some things that were worth investing in to make our lives more comfortable. Has it been our 6th Haul Out? We hauled out Enjoy again (since 2019). There’s … Continue reading Spending the $ We Saved on Buying a New Boat
Panama Possee Parteeee The Panama Possee, of which we’ve been members for four years now, had a big bash with pig roast and open Flor de Cana rum (yes, we bought a 1/4 case). Don and I led the very … Continue reading Enjoying Enjoy
Abort Abort! Since we enjoyed the 10 mile Golfito hike to the Rainforest Mountain Reserve last time we were here, we invited cruiser friends Ian and Mary (MV Aegis) and Laura (SV Carinthian) to join us again. This time, we … Continue reading Last Days in Costa Rica
Which are we? I haven’t posted much, because in comparision to many of our peer boats, I see us as Go Slow versus Go Go. We know folks that left 5 years ago, finished a circumnavigation, and sold their boats. … Continue reading Go Go versus Go Slow?
Heat stroke So, we overdid it. We caught six fish (black skipjack tuna and Pacific bonito) the other day. We kept three that day and were able to return three successfully to their habitats. But, I paid with heat stroke … Continue reading Modified fishing program