Fairytale Wedding

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

Engine Issues

What. A. Week! Last Sunday we motored over from Rockland and had planned on staying in Five Islands. We noticed a little more smoke than usual from the engine on the way over (okay, so we couldn’t figure out why the smoke alarm kept going off!), and when we arrived in the tiny little harbor … More Engine Issues

Love from Nantucket

“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

Migraine Control 

Behind the smiling face in my jumping TaDa photos often hides pain. I’ve suffered from migraines since I’ve been about 15, and I’ve tried all sorts of remedies. The only thing that helped was a prescribed sumatriptan, such as imitrex, to dull the throbbing pain.  I thought perhaps when I stopped flying and my body … More Migraine Control 

The heart of Bermuda

“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

Bermuda arrival

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


“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”- Nelson Mandela Fear, it’s the apprehension I feel every single time I jump into the ocean. I know what you are probably thinking…why … More Fear