Category Archives: Margaret’s Blog

Artist Residency at Sea!

Check out this amazing opportunity to travel aboard a freighter ship from Vancouver, Canada to Shanghai as an artist-in-residence.  Your cabin, food, and return flight to Vancouver are covered!  Please pass along this opportunity to any artists you know!

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Dobbins Island, Pirates, and The US Naval Academy

After a long holiday hiatus, we finally have a new video up on YouTube.  In this episode we document the last few days with our nephew and his mom on board during which time we let an 8-year old steer … Continue reading

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Great Gifts for Sailors!

Hello Subscribers!  It has been WAY too long since I have written on our blog, so I thought I would try to get back in the swing of things with a holiday-inspired post.  Last year we created a wishlist for … Continue reading

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Traveling North Up The ICW: Little River to Wrightsville Beach

Though we have not been very good about writing blog posts this season, we have tried to keep a v-blog on our YouTube Channel.  We are a few weeks behind schedule but hope you enjoy our latest installment on our … Continue reading

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Search and Rescue on Chesapeake Bay

Yesterday was a sad day aboard SV Bear.  We are still processing the events that transpired and are grieving for the families involved.  In the video below, we explain our involvement in a search and rescue operation near the Chesapeake … Continue reading

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Cruising Books for Sale!

We are selling off a bunch of the cruising books that helped inspire us over the past couple years as we downsize. If anyone is interested in picking up some great sea stories, you should check out our classified ad … Continue reading

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14 Valentine’s Day Gifts For Sailors

Looking for something sweet to get your favorite sailor for Valentine’s Day?  Check out this list of 14 thoughtful AND useful gifts that will make your honey feel loved!  I know that I would prefer ANY of these gifts to … Continue reading

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Sewing for the Boat – Cockpit Cushion Video Project Part 2

A short post today just to let you know I have put up the third and fourth videos in the Sewing Cockpit Cushions series.  You can check them out here: Sewing Cockpit Cushions Part Three Sewing Cockpit Cushions Part Four … Continue reading

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Sewing for the Boat – Cockpit Cushion Project Videos

I have begun making the cockpit cushions and have put up two short videos on our YouTube Channel.  You can check them out here: Cockpit Cushions Part One – In this video I talk about making patterns for the cushion covers … Continue reading

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The True Cost of Making Cockpit Cushions

I have been gathering the materials and the gumption to make our cockpit cushions over the past few months.  I now have all of the materials and tools and am ready to begin the process.  I will be posting some … Continue reading

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