How Many Firsts Can We Rack Up In One Day? Once out of York Harbor and at sea we began a day full of firsts. For the first time the decision of where to head and where to bed down for the night was all ours. We had several options in mind, but over the […]
cruising - verb: to sail about on a pleasure trip.
Articles and stories of the cruising life and coastal travel by boat.
Grit your teeth and get out of Gloucester Our plan to leave Gloucester and head north to Maine led to an difference of opinion as to which route to take. Going up the Annisquam River is the easier option, but you have to hit it on the right tide. The other option was to sail […]
Explosive Plans for Independence Day In the run up to 4th of July, the towns around Boston took turns setting off fireworks every night of the week. By the time the actual day arrived we were ready for a different kind of celebration. We blasted away from the dock at 6:30 AM on the morning […]
After completing our latest major repair (replacing the stuffing box) we couldn’t wait to get out on the water. Unfortunately, as soon as the project was over I was hit by a virus. Made worse by my overenthusiastic celebration of the finished job. Going for our first sail with a sore throat, queasy stomach and […]