72 hours nonstop sail What a great sail! We only motored 2 hours of the three day passage, sailing from Ua Pau, an island in the middle of French Polynesia’s Marquesas archipelago, to Rarioa, our first island in the Tuamotus … Continue reading Sharks and ants in Paradise!
We’re back on the move, sailing French Polynesia Continue reading Back in the saddle again
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!
How to modernize your boat’s communications and safety equipment Continue reading Comms / Safety Equipment are a Chang’ing
Yes we are, or as well as we can be. What do we think you need to do when you get ready for a non-stop 3,000 mile passage? Passage planning While we intend to leave Panama from La Playita Marina, … Continue reading Ready for South Pacific Run Tomorrow?
Remember this kid’s book? I still work for the National Institutes of Health, and just found this wonderful website for kids by NIEHS (Environmental Health Services) when looking for the lyrics for this song. It has talking points to parents … Continue reading There once was an old lady who swallowed a fly…
So in our travels lots of people have asked what our life is like, who we hang with, and where do we go. So we put together this 6 minute video to summarize it. You’ll see images from 2015 to … Continue reading Short video of last 5 years
Family We had a lovely time hanging with Josh, in Linton Bay Marina and then the Guna Yala aka San Blas islands. Fun was had by all, with snorkling, spearfishing, and free diving mentorship by Brit & Sandy (SV Halcyon) … Continue reading Family, Panamanian Residency, Tele-working, Fishing, Windsurfing & Music
Happy holidays & this girlz has new wheels So, along with a wonderful Shelter Bay cruisers holiday pot-luck, for Chanukah, we finished our dinghy wheel project. Apparently it’s a thing, that when you get to the Pacific side of Mexico, … Continue reading Holidays, Dinghy Wheels, Poker Win, Maintenance & Canal PiX
The Fishing Pole Broke! So this fish definitely was a fighter! I tried to reel her in, but got a bit tired and Don took over. She pulled so hard that the wheel mechanism pulled off the rod. Now it … Continue reading 2nd Fish: 18 lb, 40″ Mahi-Mahi!