Downsizing my living space in 2015 started a journey that I'm still on today.
Sailing from Grenada to Bonaire on Windbird
Sailing from Grenada to Bonaire on a 1982, 42 foot Teyana, was a great passage and one I hope to do again in the future.
Global HitchHiking IV: Crewing Around the World on Sailboats: Safety
Safety on a boat you're crewing on is essential. This article covers the kinds of safety items you should ask about before joining a boat.
Inhaca Island to Richards Bay, a Run of Pure Exhilaration
A gale force wind gives us the ride of the week as we travel to Richards Bay, South Africa
Moving On From Bazaruto, Mozambique
We enjoyed out stay in Bazaruto, but a weather window opened up going south, so we decided to take it. We got on the road today around 1 pm, sailing and motoring through the rest of the chain of islands near Bazaruto, eventually coming out into the ocean. There were a few dicey moments where … Continue reading Moving On From Bazaruto, Mozambique
Bazaruto, A Sand-dune Slice of Heaven
Today we decided to go to the island and explore. We could see sand dunes from the boat and that seemed like a good adventure to us, but we had no idea all the amazing things we would end up seeing. First off, I don't know how I can even begin to share with you … Continue reading Bazaruto, A Sand-dune Slice of Heaven
Bazaruto, Arriving at the Right Time
One of the tricky things about sailing a passage is arriving at the right time. It's not as easy as you would think. Especially when you are traveling under sail, powered by the wind, which may or not be a constant thing. In fact, most of the time it is not. You could end up … Continue reading Bazaruto, Arriving at the Right Time
Another Day Sailing, Another Wahoo!
Today I decided to try a different lure on my fishing line. It still took all day of looking at the lines and assuming I was never going to catch a fish. I've been fishing for about a week now, except for the time we were anchored. I'm a troller, or that's what I've been … Continue reading Another Day Sailing, Another Wahoo!
Joys of Checking In and Out
Checking in and out is sometimes fraught with peril..
Global HitchHiking, Part III: Finding Boats for Crewing Around The World
Global Hitchhiking is sometimes like online dating. You have to find a boat to hitchhike on and boats have to find a crew member to help out. How do you make a match?