Monthly Archives: April 2016

#65: Worst Project of the Re-Fit

You might have thought it was the rigging, or the bottom job, or the (oh yeah) falling-off keel but you’d be wrong.  It was the horrendous job of popping our our windows, scraping away the mess, replacing the crackled lexan, … Continue reading

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Have Gas Will Travel

Even with ocean travel on the horizon, I still think some of my most memorable adventures spawn from some of the smallest excursions.  I had to share this one with you.  Whether you’re headed home for a family reunion, setting … Continue reading

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You’re Not Going to Blast it on YouTube?

Why would you sign up for the passage then? While I have received approximately 93.8 questions since I shared the exciting news that I will be crossing the Atlantic on a non-stop voyage this June, many ranging from the comical to … Continue reading

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#64: Have Wind Will Cross the ATLANTIC!

I never would have dreamed three years ago that I would quit the practice, become a sailor and cross an ocean in 2016, but it looks like I will!  And, I’ve never been to France.  What a way to go! … Continue reading

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I Should Have Been On That Boat

“There it was, headed out the Pass, and I wasn’t on it.  I should have been on that boat.” I had a follower tell me this recently and it really resonated.  He was watching the “Where Are You Going?” video … Continue reading

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#63: Cruising in Pensacola

Enough with the shipyard!  I think you kids need a little flashback break and a glimpse of what all this hard work is for and the fantastic cruising grounds we have right here in our home port of Pensacola.  Enjoy! … Continue reading

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#62: No Water in the Bilge!

How will we do it?  With a sump box.  The sump box rocks.  But, we had to seal up the anchor chain locker first (quite the chore) and run all the hoses.  Thanks to Brandon with http://www.perdidosailor.com/ also for devising … Continue reading

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