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Cruising the South Coast of Puerto Rico
29 Apr 2019

Cruising the South Coast of Puerto Rico

The South Coast of Puerto Rico is full of beautiful landscapes, warm people, fascinating attractions and intriguing cities. We’ve spent a month+ in PR and are amazed at how much it has to offer. The island itself is only 110 miles long (west to east) but offers everything from pristine beaches to

Golden Hour
28 Mar 2019

Golden Hour

Who doesn’t love a beautiful sunset? There’s something about the world being bathed in that red and yellow light that makes everything look extra magical 🙂 Today, I got a notification on my phone reminding me that we’ve been liveaboards for 454 DAYS!! Holy moly that’s a lot of

Passages: Turks & Caicos to the DR!
1 Mar 2019

Passages: Turks & Caicos to the DR!

Down the ‘Thorny’ path we go! It’s a rite of passage for any cruiser making their way to the Caribbean, and this particular passage is considered the roughest leg of the journey due to harsh seas and the wind generally coming from the wrong direction. Not gonna lie, knowing this m

Boat work…in Paradise
2 Jan 2019

Boat work…in Paradise

Happy 2019! 🙂 I once read that owning a boat and full-time cruising means doing a lot of boat work in exotic places…well, it’s 100% true! Half the battle is just “diagnosing” the problem. Then you add limited resources in the islands on top of that and it gets stressful real quick

Sailboat Maintenance – Bottom Work
27 Oct 2018

Sailboat Maintenance – Bottom Work

Approaching our second sailing season! Which means it’s time to get our lady prepped for the seas. Like any vehicle, maintenance is required except a boat is a little different than what we’ve been used to in terms of “vehicle maintenance”. Having the boat on the hard has bee

Decommissioning our boat
12 Jul 2018

Decommissioning our boat

It’s been a week since we tucked away our gal for the cruising season. We left her in Green Cove Springs, FL We chose this marina for several reasons; affordable, long term storage, a do-it-yourself boat yard, and it’s located 25 miles inland with less exposure to storm winds and surge.

Gulf Stream Crossing – Take two!
7 Jul 2018

Gulf Stream Crossing – Take two!

After an unforgettable 3 months sailing through the Bahamas we crossed the Gulf Stream back to Florida! Our first sailing season has been a crazy, fun, sometimes difficult, but mostly awesome adventure. It’s hard to believe how quickly the time passed. Wow. We’ve grown and learned so muc

Our sailboat home
3 Jul 2018

Our sailboat home

Finally getting around to posting all the interior…8 months later! Welcome to our home afloat! This is S/V Sea duction, I should mention we didn’t name her this. She was purchased with that name and although Brent hates the name for obvious punnie reasons, (I) people love it – it&#

Preparing for guest aboard
2 Jun 2018

Preparing for guest aboard

Welcome aboard S/V Sea duction!!! We had FOUR guest aboard this season! After speaking to other cruisers we realized this was a lot and we really appreciated everyone who came to visit us. From FL, NYC, and CA, they could have spent their time anywhere else but chose to experience liveaboard life to

Exuma Land & Sea Park – O’Brien’s Cay
28 May 2018

Exuma Land & Sea Park – O’Brien’s Cay

Our second stop in the Exuma Land and Sea Park! This beautiful small cay is just North of Cambridge, offers great protection, and gin clear waters! It’s also adjacent to Little Halls Cay, aka, Johnny Depp’s private island…but no sign of Johnny during our stay, lol. We explored the