Category Archives: Gulf Crossing

Pack Smart, Pack Safe & Book Giveaway #3

“Thru-hulls?  Oh, hush!  Nothing goes through my hull.”  You gotta love Mitch!  And every other new boat owner out there who is in that particular stage of boat-buying grief: Denial. When he thinks he is the only person in the … Continue reading

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A Silky Article in Cruising Outpost!

“Call it crazy, call it beautiful, bold, I call it: No regrets.  I will never forget that moment.  That feeling.  Soaring weightlessly, floating freely in satin sheets from the mast of a sailboat, with the vast Gulf horizon as my … Continue reading

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Boat #12: 2013 Leopard 48 (Offshore Tour!)

Hey Crew!  My first ever offshore boat tour!  This was such a spur-of-the-moment, whirl-wind and might I say WINDY fun trip.  I got invited last minute to join a yacht delivery crew taking this very nice 2013 Leopard 48 from … Continue reading

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Chapter Ten: Everywhere We Look … Lightning

So … accidental jibes?  Apparently not much fun on a Nonsuch (and probably not much fun on any such).  After assessing the minor loss of the outboard tiller extender and choke, we were able to get that big ass sail … Continue reading

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Chapter Nine: Just Me and the Stars

“At first there was none such.  Then there was one such.”  This such.  Mitch’s Nonsuch.  I hope you all enjoyed the retro soft-core seventies Nonsuch videos last time.  They certainly had us rolling during our tiki masala dinner while we … Continue reading

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#27: Where Are You Going?

Cuba!  I’m kidding (sort of).  Maybe.  There and 1,000 other places.  I’ll share our (very vague) plans but we’re less than a year out and–believe me–that’s not near enough time.  (But it never is.)  A big shout-out to just a … Continue reading

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Chapter Eight: Nonsuches Never Foul

CYBER MONDAY DEAL – Hard Copy Keys to the Kingdom — $20.00 $15.00 Alright kids, the Keys manuscript is in the hands of my trusted graphic design gal so she can work her magic and make it all one-click uploadable … Continue reading

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