Forgive Us, but the Term Intracoastal Waterway is Foreign to West Coast Lives. Even when we visited Virginia in 2009, the ICW didn’t make an impression. We’d taken a side trip then down to Kitty Hawk, NC. Along the way we stopped to walk along an interesting slough that trickled under overhanging oaks. What was […]
Getting to Paradise Requires Steering Early in our relationship with Sunshine, back in the grubby days of fall 2012, when we were fairing her keel and getting ready to paint her bottom, Tom admitted one day that he thought the rudder was overly stiff. I didn’t want to hear it, I just wanted to slap […]
Far from family on our first Christmas Eve aboard, I felt unanchored and wanted to take part in some bit of tradition. But of course we needed to complete a project on the boat. We had all the parts except one and decided to use our West Marine reward certificates to pay for it, so […]
More children’s literature today. Tom found this timely video on Sailing Anarchy. No doubt a great many sailors get their real start while snuggled under the covers listening to stories of travel and adventure on the sea.