Writing, Sailing & Life Adventures

Sometimes the Real Adventure is Getting Home

Sometimes the Real Adventure is Getting Home

Just ask Ernest Shackleton. True, our Baja Bash didn’t involve icebergs or Southern Ocean storms, but the name of his ship could have been the theme for our more recent...

Sometimes the Real Adventure is Getting Home

Just ask Ernest Shackleton. True, our Baja Bash didn’t involve icebergs or Southern Ocean storms, but the name of his ship could have been the theme for our more recent...

Love From La Paz

Love From La Paz

For Colin and I, the tectonic shift of Covid-19 revealed itself slowly, then all at once. We were a week away from departure for the South Pacific when Tonga closed...

Love From La Paz

For Colin and I, the tectonic shift of Covid-19 revealed itself slowly, then all at once. We were a week away from departure for the South Pacific when Tonga closed...

It's Go Time

It's Go Time

Even if you’re not a sailor, you’ve probably heard that a tidy boat is a safe boat. That whole place for everything and everything in its place kind of thing....

It's Go Time

Even if you’re not a sailor, you’ve probably heard that a tidy boat is a safe boat. That whole place for everything and everything in its place kind of thing....

Putting the Awe in Awesome

Putting the Awe in Awesome

It was my first shift of our first night passage in six months and for the life of me, I couldn't figure out what was just ahead. After umpteen hours...

Putting the Awe in Awesome

It was my first shift of our first night passage in six months and for the life of me, I couldn't figure out what was just ahead. After umpteen hours...

Embracing the Butterflies

Embracing the Butterflies

To my knowledge, there’s no official name for the advanced yoga maneuver that involves wedging yourself between the galley and nav station, balancing on one foot and one knee while...

Embracing the Butterflies

To my knowledge, there’s no official name for the advanced yoga maneuver that involves wedging yourself between the galley and nav station, balancing on one foot and one knee while...

We Found Pristine Waters

We Found Pristine Waters

We were told that Pristine’s original owner named her after the quest for pristine waters. If so, consider her aims achieved. Colin, Pristine, and I had this bay—and many others...

We Found Pristine Waters

We were told that Pristine’s original owner named her after the quest for pristine waters. If so, consider her aims achieved. Colin, Pristine, and I had this bay—and many others...