We arrived at Ilha dos Lencois a couple of days ago. It's quite a cool little place to come escape the weather and just chill in a sea river, giving us a break from the nightly watches for a couple of days. We came in and the dept was about 3-4 meters, and this is … Continue reading Ilha Dos Lencois and Dengue Fever!
I was sitting here thinking about my journey over the past several years. Before I started sailing full-time, I remember being impatient trying to get somewhere in a car. I would drive to or from Utah, which would be anywhere from 9-11 hours, depending on where I lived in California or where I was visiting … Continue reading Slow Down, You Move Too Fast!
I spent the last week in Brazil. The original spot we were headed for was Cabadelo, which is at the mouth of a large river that goes inland quite a ways. Where we ended up staying was actually a town called Jacare, and we stayed at the Jacare Marina Village. It was a nice marina … Continue reading Jacare, Brazil, A Great Place to Visit
March 5th 2019 Tossed and turned all night tonight, trying to sleep for my 4 am shift. Have a crick in my lower back that doesn't want to go away. I know it would if I took a walk. Oh yeah, I'm in the middle of the Atlantic and can't do that right now. Cruiser's … Continue reading Sailing from Namibia to St Helena, March 5th
March 6th, 2019 Wow, what a difference a day makes! The last couple days have been overcast and gloomy. Today has been sunny and warm. We've been chugging along on our genoa, but the wind has dropped off quite a bit. So we broke out the spinnaker. Brian has a huge, beautiful spinnaker with his … Continue reading Sailing from Namibia to St Helena, March 6th