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St. Kitts & Nevis
30 Dec 2019

St. Kitts & Nevis

With its pristine coastline and lush rainforest our approach into St. Kitts has made for one of my favorite “Land Ho” moments. As the sun brightly shined, pops of olive, lime, emerald, and pear randomly scattered the hillside and mountain tops. All of these distinct hues of green made

It’s our boat-aversey!
29 Dec 2019

It’s our boat-aversey!

T W O years ago to the date, we moved onto our floating home in Ft. Lauderdale, FL to pursue a dream of sailing through the Bahamas and Caribbean. Well folks, we are doing it!!! 🙂 Our travels in 2019 have brought gratitude for some of the smallest things, and a realization of some huge wonders [

Sint Eustatius: an island out of time
27 Dec 2019

Sint Eustatius: an island out of time

Our passage over to Sint Eustatius, locally known as Statia (Stay-sha), was anything but as predicted. Starting with a Mega yacht traffic jam coming out of the Simpson Bay lagoon where we were greeted with rain showers and squalls right after raising the sails followed by a brief engine fail and end

ST. Martin / ST. Maarten: a land with two faces
22 Dec 2019

ST. Martin / ST. Maarten: a land with two faces

After weeks of preparation and a relaxing Thanksgiving in BVI, the forecast finally called for a good window to cross the Anegada Passage over to St. Martin. We staged up at our fav, Cooper island and waited for our 5pm departure, a 13 hr/ 85 NM journey. It was a motoring event only but we were

BVI: Exploring Nature’s little Secret
5 Nov 2019

BVI: Exploring Nature’s little Secret

Island time rules in the British Virgin Islands! Every spot has its own flavor and flair, if you want to party, there is always a place to party. If you want to relax, plenty of that as well. We spent the full 30 days of our cruising permit island hopping and FINALLY SAILING! After a wild […

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

Walking tour of colorful Old San Juan
31 Mar 2019

Walking tour of colorful Old San Juan

We spent a full day in Old San Juan before jumping on our 3:30AM flight to Atlanta, GA…yup, you read that correct, 3:30AM. The main attraction here are the forts (with breathtaking views of the Atlantic) but Old San Juan is a place best explored by foot so wandering the streets was the highlig

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 FIVE HUNDRED DAYS!! Holy moly that’s

Luperón: The Perfect Hurricane Hole
11 Mar 2019

Luperón: 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. Luperón to be exact! A cruising destination I once said, “Ooh, we are not going there!” Last season so-and-so said “customs people with large guns will boar