A Decade, A Milestone

April marked the 10th anniversary of Steve and I taking the plunge. I am not talking about marriage, I am talking about signing on the dotted line, offically becoming boat owners. Our mad plan was hatched on a dock in Martinique in February 2008. By June we’d quit our jobs, found our boat, drove across…

Throwback Thursday: In the beginning

I dash up the stairs, across the cockpit of our little boat and lean out over the side just in time. My recently eaten peanut butter sandwich comes up in a violent convulsion of abdominal muscles, each new heave making a prefect splash in the calm water before floating into our wake in oddly recognizable…

Throwback Thursday; Landfall

  On the 21st morning of our passage I wake long before the alarm goes off for my 0600 watch. The early morning air is warm so I dress lightly in a short sleeve top and yoga pants then step out into the cockpit to check our position. Steve and I share a quick good…

December Reading

Check out the December Issue of Blue Water Sailing to read about another of our “Classic Passages”, A Trip into the Dangerous Middle, the eventful passage between French Polynesia and Niue. And don’t forget you can check out the ‘Articles‘ page on the website if your local news agent doesn’t carry BWS Magazine. Love, H&S