“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” – John A. Shedd When Dunbar and I were first dating, we made a combined dream/bucket list of various travels. So, we selected one quest and bought TaDa with the main goal of taking 2+ years sabbatical and cruising the … More To Cross or Not to Cross, that is the Question?!
With sandy toes and salty kisses, we became the Mr. and Mrs! In honor of Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d write about our Floridian beach wedding. Dunbar asked me the happiest 4 words I’ve ever heard during a beach picnic in Nantucket on Joy-ly 5th. I couldn’t stop smiling as I called my family and … More Fairytale Wedding
“As soon as I saw you I knew an adventure was going to happen” – Winnie the Pooh Nantucket will always hold a special place in my heart… After a 6 day crossing from Bermuda, going from hot to extremely cold weather and reduced visibility due to fog, we were extremely happy to arrive in … More Love from Nantucket
“I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I’ll go to it laughing.” – Herman Melville, Moby Dick While I knew more what to expect overall for our second crossing, I didn’t expect the drastic weather change. We physically went from sailing in bikinis and Dunbar nude 🙈 one … More Moby Dick and other Tales
“Wherever we travel to, the wonderful people we meet become our family.” – Lailah Akita Since Dunbar covered the play by play for the 35th America’s Cup, I’ll give a little history into America’s Cup and play tour guide for the beautiful island of Bermuda. In order to learn more about the tradition of America’s … More The heart of Bermuda
Watch and enjoy our video from our 3 weeks cruising the Bahamas.
The start of the Challenger final between New Zeleand and Artemis did not disappoint. Today’s racing was some of the closest racing we’ve seen so far. Both teams are sailing so well and there were no easy races. Well, not until Artemis’ helmsman fell overboard anyway!! After the first 2 nail biters the score was … More Day 1 of the Challenger finals
Yesterday we reached the end of the Qualifiers, where by 4 teams are selected to go up against each other in the Challenger series to decide who will be the official Challenger to race against the winner of the last Americas Cup, Oracle USA. Oracle USA won the Qualifiers and now sit out until the … More America’s Cup so far
We sailed into St George’s Harbor, Bermuda early Friday morning. Two tired, dirty sailors ready for a hot shower and a good sleep. But what we got instead was checking in at immigration and customs, refueling, finding a new anchorage and getting the tender back in the water so we could go ashore. The trip … More Bermuda arrival