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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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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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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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And so it begins….

Hello and welcome to the first installment of my blog postings on Return to Seasons.  I hope that you have read the ‘about us’ page where you will find information on why we started blogging and what you can expect … Continue reading

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