Writing, Sailing & Life Adventures

Killer Whales in Our Bathtub

Killer Whales in Our Bathtub

It’s a unique experience to wake up, step in the shower, and find a razor-toothed predator. Colin and I live a pretty clean life on Pristine, bathing every morning in...

Killer Whales in Our Bathtub

It’s a unique experience to wake up, step in the shower, and find a razor-toothed predator. Colin and I live a pretty clean life on Pristine, bathing every morning in...

“Hard to Port!”

“Hard to Port!”

We’d left Isla Isabel far behind and were in 1500 feet of water, safely far from any obstacles.  So why was that seagull standing on a rock? The binoculars came...

“Hard to Port!”

We’d left Isla Isabel far behind and were in 1500 feet of water, safely far from any obstacles.  So why was that seagull standing on a rock? The binoculars came...

Surf SUP!

Surf SUP!

After sailing 2500 miles to find warmth and waves, it was time to break out the toys. There’s something about taking the slow boat that improves one’s sense of geography...

Surf SUP!

After sailing 2500 miles to find warmth and waves, it was time to break out the toys. There’s something about taking the slow boat that improves one’s sense of geography...

Mother Nature Brings Her A-Game

Mother Nature Brings Her A-Game

The cruising life involves some hefty contrasts. After a week surrounded by beach umbrellas and construction cranes, Colin and I sailed a mere 90 miles and arrived 9,000 years back...

Mother Nature Brings Her A-Game

The cruising life involves some hefty contrasts. After a week surrounded by beach umbrellas and construction cranes, Colin and I sailed a mere 90 miles and arrived 9,000 years back...

Magical Mázatlan

Magical Mázatlan

Is it a Señor Frog’s tourist trap or a cultural paradise? Yes and yes. If you have one week to build sandcastles with the kids, squeeze limes into beer, and...

Magical Mázatlan

Is it a Señor Frog’s tourist trap or a cultural paradise? Yes and yes. If you have one week to build sandcastles with the kids, squeeze limes into beer, and...

Sailing the Wide Open Sea

Sailing the Wide Open Sea

Well, almost. We weren’t exactly crossing the Pacific, but Colin and I were heading from Baja to Mazatlán, a journey of roughly 200 nautical miles across the Sea of Cortez....

Sailing the Wide Open Sea

Well, almost. We weren’t exactly crossing the Pacific, but Colin and I were heading from Baja to Mazatlán, a journey of roughly 200 nautical miles across the Sea of Cortez....