Monthly Archives: March 2013

Preparing for Departure – Florida Charter

This is the second post about our charter off of Southwest Florida. As the first semester at my new position came to a close, I grew excited and a bit concerned about our first vacation afloat together. After all, everything … Continue reading

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Chesapeake Trip – Provisioning and More Preparation

This is the third in a series of posts about a trip I made to the Chesapeake on my old Catalina 22, Helbent, during the summer of 2011. My folks had recently sold their house on the island, so when … Continue reading

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Lin Pardey’s Mackerel Loaf

While reading Lin Pardey’s Care and Feeding, one recipe in particular caught my attention: the salmon loaf. I am a sucker for canned fish, and I have experimented enough with canned salmon to have created a few meals I like.

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Preparing for my first charter

We first began discussing chartering a boat during our short courtship. Jeff mentioned a few charters he had been a part of, with Captain Jim (flamboyance.com) in the British Virgin Islands, which sounded like a blast. Clear water, fresh island … Continue reading

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Chesapeake Trip – Preparation

This is the second in a series of posts about a trip I made to the Chesapeake on my old Catalina 22, Helbent, during the summer of 2011. After driving twelve hours from New Mexico to Arkansas, I woke up … Continue reading

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Chesapeake Trip – Planning

This is the first in a series of posts about a trip I made to the Chesapeake on my old Catalina 22, Helbent, during the summer of 2011. The origins of the trip seem shrouded in mystery.  I imagine the … Continue reading

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The Care and Feeding of Sailing Crew

While cruising from Yokohama, Japan to Victoria, British Columbia on a 4,500-mile, 49-day voyage, Lin Pardey, of s/v Seraffyn and Talesin, penned The Care And Feeding of the Sailing Crew. Covering a variety of important issues in a daily journal/recipe … Continue reading

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Crafts for our cruising kitty!

Map-Crafts is our Etsy store where we sell handmade, customizable souvenirs with map and chart themes.  Each purchase helps us get one step closer to our cruising goal!  Please check out our handiwork and consider Map-Crafts for birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, or as … Continue reading

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Image Gallery

The Image Gallery is where you will find photographs from a variety of our adventures.

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