Category Archives: Good Juice

New Friends, New Plans, and a Tour of La Rochelle, France!

It isn’t a bad place to have to wait for the Lagoon, I will say that.  La Rochelle is exquisite right now.  Mist that fills the harbor every morning.  Vivid yellow leaves the fall leisurely from the trees to the … Continue reading

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Article in SAIL Magazine: $9 for Spam?! Prepping for the Bahamas!

Is Spam in the Bahamas really $9.00?  Find out in the November issue of SAIL Magazine, featuring an article by Yours Truly!  Peter Nielsen over at SAIL asked me a while back for a piece with tips on preparing for … Continue reading

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BV18: Flying the Chute South to Little Harbour

If there is one thing the steady north winds in the Bahamas are good for, it’s flying the chute, headed south to Little Harbour!  Ahoy followers!  In blog time, we are just wrapping our stay at beautiful Hope Town, Bahamas … Continue reading

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BV5 (VIDEO): West End to Mangrove Cay “First You Start Wit da Coconut Rum”

“What’s in the Goombay Smash?” I asked the our dark-skinned Bahamian bartender. “Well, first you start wit da coconut rum … ” she started in.  When she finished, Phillip piped up: “What’s in your Bahama Mama?” he asked. “Well, first … Continue reading

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BV1: Packing, Weather Planning & Passage Day One

On the first day of packing, my Captain gave to me (must be sung in true partridge manner): “A spare bilge pump for the aft cubb-beeey!” Okay, so the packing took WAY more than twelve days, but we’ll get back … Continue reading

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Something Borrowed, Something Brewed

Alright, (while I can’t confidently speak to the inner-workings of tequila-making), I’m sure it isn’t actually “brewed,” but I needed it to work with my theme.  Just let me run with this. June 5, 2015: We have always found it … Continue reading

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Sundowners and Sultry Ladies in N’awlins

September, 2014: Ahhh … Dani and Tate.  Perhaps I don’t have to introduce them to you all here.  You probably already know them.  They’ve earned a bit of a celebrity status in the sailing blog world and have certainly been … Continue reading

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Strictly Sail Miami – Day Three – Boats & Booze

February 13, 2015: So, the thinking is, you go to a sailboat show to, you know, look at sailboats, right?  Right!  Of course!  Now, do you have to necessarily be “shopping”?  Heck, no!  Looking is just fine.  And, we did … Continue reading

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Strictly Sail Miami – Day Two – The Cast & Crew

February 12, 2015: “Hi, Bob … pardon me.  I’m sorry to interrupt, but, hi.  Bob.  It’s Annie.  I’m Annie.  I’m a huge, huge fan … ” I’m pretty sure it sounded about that timid and giddy.  I mean it was … Continue reading

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Strictly Sail Miami – Day One – A Bitchin View

February 11, 2015: I know, a blog post in real time?  Modern day 2015?  This is crazy!  But, it was all too exciting to let simmer on the back burner.  While we embarked on plenty of adventures, excursions and (always) … Continue reading

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