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Our favorite items on board
28 Dec 2018

Our favorite items on board

Traveling by sailboat is fun and exciting – sometimes exhausting, frustrating, and boring when not prepared with things that will give you the most comfort. Thankfully, we’ve spent enough time on our boat to accumulate a list of tried-and-true items that make our live-aboard lives fun/easy/h

#realboatlife
19 Dec 2018

#realboatlife

It’s our ONE YEAR boat-aversey! As we look back on the good, the bad, and the amazing! I gotta say it’s been easy sharing all the fun times and pictures of beautiful white sandy beaches and palm trees, because they really are some special moments that we’ll never forget! But what if I

New Boatie Cards
30 Nov 2018

New Boatie Cards

Guess who finally got some fancy new boat cards??? These delivered just in time before we cross back over to the Bahamas in a few days. Kinda bummed we didn’t make these last season but we were already in Nassau by the time we learned that boat cards were even a thing. For ya non-cruisers you [&h

Out with the old, in with the new
30 Oct 2018

Out with the old, in with the new

WE GOT A NEW DINGHY! 🙂 Ohhh, happy day. Were the proud new owners of a 2019 Zodiac Aluminum hull 300 with a 2017 Yamaha 15hp 2 stroke! Were about to go fasssst! >>See here<< One of our biggest lessons from our first cruising season is that our electric torqueedo motor just wasn’

ICW – Northbound P2
31 Jul 2018

ICW – Northbound P2

Part-two of our ICW adventure is about all of the land fun we had along the way! Part-one was more about navigation, bridges, and stories as first-time ICW travelers. But our favorite part of cruising the ICW was taking our time to explore parts of the coast of Florida that we hadn’t seen since we

ICW – Northbound P1
27 Jul 2018

ICW – Northbound P1

Proudly checking off sailing The Intracoastal Waterway, a.k.a “ICW”, a.k.a “The Ditch”. Check. 🙂 The ICW is basically the superhighway for boats! This waterway allows cruisers to travel along the east coast without having to enter the Atlantic Ocean. The plus side to this

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

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 – Boo Boo Hill
31 May 2018

Exuma Land & Sea Park – Boo Boo Hill

This place is insanely g-o-r-g-e-o-u-s! So glad we were able to stop here on the way back up North because we sadly missed it on our way south. Warderick wells is the headquarters of the National Exuma Land & Sea Park, a 22 miles stretch of cays that promotes the saying “take only photos,

Exuma Land & Sea Park – Hawksbill Cay
30 May 2018

Exuma Land & Sea Park – Hawksbill Cay

There are two mooring fields available here, we anchored at the North end to be closer to the trails and beaches we wanted to see. The charts show that there were 4 mooring balls here however when we arrived there was one and it was broken. We spoke with the park warden when he came […]