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St. John: A Heart for the “Love City”
18 Jul 2019

St. John: A Heart for the “Love City”

We’ve been all over St. Thomas and the British Virgin Islands for the past two months and St. John has been our favorite! We just keep gravitating back here. St. John may be the smallest of the 3 U.S. Virgin Islands but it is strikingly beautiful! 60% of the island is taken up by the […

Smooth Sailing in ST. Thomas
16 Jul 2019

Smooth Sailing in ST. Thomas

We鈥檝e been in the Virgin Islands for nine weeks! Incredibly grateful that we’ve been able to call the VI’s “home” for the remainder of our second cruising season. To think back, 7 months ago this was just a goal, a dream, a plan we’d hoped to achieve. It wasn’t

Golden Hour
28 Mar 2019

Golden Hour

Who doesn’t love a beautiful sunset? There鈥檚 something about the world being bathed in that red and yellow light that makes everything look extra magical 馃檪 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: DR North Coast & Mona Passage
17 Mar 2019

PASSAGES: DR North Coast & Mona Passage

With weather finally favorable and our despacho in hand it was time to leave Luper贸n! We spent over two weeks here thinking we may never get a good weather window to leave so saying goodbye to this perfect hurricane hole and cheap street food was bittersweet. Can’t say we weren’t d

Luper贸n: The Perfect Hurricane Hole
11 Mar 2019

Luper贸n: The Perfect Hurricane Hole

Hola! Get comfy there’s LOTS to cover here! It’s been 3 weeks since we crossed over to the Dominican Republic.聽Luper贸n to be exact! A cruising destination I once said, “Ooh, we are not going there!” Last season so-and-so聽said “customs people with large guns will boar

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.聽Not gonna lie, knowing this m

Playcation in “Provo” Turks & Caicos
20 Feb 2019

Playcation in “Provo” Turks & Caicos

TCI for short, lies southeast of Mayaguana in the Bahamas, and northeast of Cuba and Hispaniola (Haiti and the Dominican Republic). It is the third largest of the British overseas territories. We arrived at South Side Marina in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos (“Provo”) af

Our favorite items on board
28 Dec 2018

Our favorite items on board

Traveling by sailboat is fun and exciting 鈥 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鈥檒l never forget! But what if I