Tag Archives: ocean crossing

#76: How To Cross Oceans (My Trans-At Movie Trailer)

What do you need to cross an ocean?  A level-head, an adventurous spirit and a sense of humor!  Exciting news guys!  I have completed the complete, 90+ minute movie from mine and Phillip’s first trans-Atlantic this past June when we … Continue reading

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Ch. 7: Best Shower of My Life

“I wouldn’t go if I couldn’t take a hot shower every day.” It was my brother who told me this recently.  Sorry, John (if you’re reading this, probably not!), but you did say it and I’m sure you would still … Continue reading

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Ch. 4: Paris Panties and Provisioning Tips

I guess we should talk about the really important stuff before we get to the panties. Fuel: While there were many, many critical provisions we needed to stock on the boat, fuel was one of the first items to come … Continue reading

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Ch. 3: Boat Projects and Participation Trophies

This was Yannick again, distinctly pointing out my “American ways,” as he called them. One really cool thing I like about being around different types of people, particularly people who grew up in different countries with entirely different cultures and … Continue reading

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Ch. 2: “No Gloves”

“No gloves,” she said.  “Okay?” We were at Yannick’s house, meeting his wife and children, and discussing, for the first time, the realities of Phillip and I serving as crew aboard his catamaran for the passage from Florida to France.  … Continue reading

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Atlantic-Crossing Top Tens!

“You’re going to hate sailing forever.  It’s like wanting to try cake for the first time and instead of trying one slice, you eat the whole cake instead.” This is what one YouTube follower told me when I shared the … Continue reading

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Exclusive with Andy Schell from 59-North!

Wow, this is REALLY exciting news!  I reached out to Andy Schell a while back, mostly to say how much Phillip and I appreciate what he does and the stories and lessons learned that he shares through his podcasts at … 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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