Interview with The Sailing Podcast

Recently, Jen and I were interviewed by David Anderson from the Sailing Podcast.  David is based in Queensland, Australia and his goal is to share real stories about sailing and cruising.  “The people he interviews share their story with the idea to help you realize your dream of sailing away.” Here is a link to…

Friends for Life

You know how a few times in your life you meet someone and you know they will be one of your best friends for the rest of your life?  One of those people that even if you don’t live in the same town or state and may not see each other for a few years, it just…

A Birthday Wish Come True

Last week was a big week of “4s” on our boat.  I turned the big 4-0 and Maria turned 4.  I’m not a big gift person but I was hoping for one thing on my birthday…for my parents to be with me.  A year ago I started planting the seed with them that they should…

The Cape Eleuthera Institute

In my last blog post, I talked about how Joellen, Camden and their new friend Townes schmoozed their way into getting us a tour at a marine research school up the road here in Cape Eleuthera.  With the invite to the Cape Eleuthera Institute (CEI), Townes and his parents on S/V Dawn Patrol decided to…

Eleuthera: Part 2

When we sailed to Eleuthera, we thought we’d only be here for a few days before heading on to the Exumas.  But we’ve stayed a lot longer than a few days.  The more time we spend in Eleuthera, the more we fall in love with it.  Here’s a recap of our last week and why…

Eleuthera

After we left Bimini, we sailed with our friends from S/V Rhiannon for three consecutive days but were able to sleep at night at anchor.  The first day we sailed for eleven hours straight east across the Bahama Banks where it is only 15 feet deep.We trolled even though we knew in 15 feet of water we…