It’s the first week of August as I write this, and I am back in Trinidad after spending a few weeks in Vancouver for a break to visit friends and family. Obtviously our blogging efforts lagged once we started island hopping in the Caribbean in February, but we’ve really enjoyed our travels and there are Continue Reading
Sailboats use “anti-fouling” paints on under the water to stop, or at least slow down things growing on the hull. Without the paint, hard growth such as barnacles, and soft growth (plants/sea weed/slime) happily attaches to the hull and grows. The developing forest makes it harder for the boat to move through the water, slowing Continue Reading
While on passage to Antigua, we posted daily updates on our progress and things going on to the PredictWind tracker. Since we’ll be shutting down that tracker shortly, we’ve copied those posts here and added photos and videos.
Our 44 hour sail down to Cape Lookout was a great chance for our new crew-mate to get used to life on passage, and arriving for a few days on the beach with warm weather felt positively tropical. Almost like we had a mini-version of the passage to Antigua. Anticipating a spell of bad weather, Continue Reading
Montreal, Quebec, and rough weather on the St. Lawrence give way to the beautiful Charlevoix
A project in the works for a long time adds a big element of redundancy to our autopilot.
Memories and joy with family and friends as we leave the great lakes behind.
After months in remote areas and small towns, reconnecting with old friends in the big city was a treat.
It was easier than descending Niagara Falls…
The journey south down Lake Huron is a change of pace, and more.