After a wonderful week at Catalina Island, it was time to sail back to the surrealness of the mainland. Our bonus was that we encountered a pod of dolphins that seemed to be numbered in the hundreds. That was way cool! Thanks for watching! We absolutely LOVE sailing and we […]

SBS ep. 132 – Sailing Back to the Mainland (4K)


It became evident on our last adventure to the island that, although we love the dodger and its huge windows, the afternoon sun tends to shine through and turn the area where Friday the boat dog likes to lay down, a bit hot.

Canvas Covers for the Dodger Windows!


First Mate got to snorkel at Little Harbor, her first time to snorkel there. We then pulled anchor and sailed back to Cat Harbor where we lost our skiff! Thanks for watching! We absolutely LOVE sailing and we LOVE our part-time liveaboard sailboat, a Morgan 41 Out Island! Visit our […]

SBS ep. 131 – Snorkeling at Little Harbor and Sailing ...



At the request of the nice lady that sold us the boat, Rita here is her video walk-through. Thanks for watching! We absolutely LOVE sailing and we LOVE our part-time liveaboard sailboat, a Morgan 41 Out Island! Visit our website at http://www.sailbeforesunset.com Patreon https://www.patreon.com/sailbeforesunset/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/sailbeforesunset/ Instagram https://www.instagram.com/sailbeforesunset/

A Walk-through for Rita



I guess the simple answer to that question would be that it depends on how prepared you are. Did you check the charts? Did you check the tide table? If not, then be prepared to go aground. If you did, then you should be okay. We’ve anchored at Little Harbor […]

How Dangerous is it to Anchor at Little Harbor?



After two days at Cat Harbor relaxing, hiking and having fun, we decided it was time to pull anchor and head the 2.8 miles over to Little Harbor to stay for a few days. It was a wonderful time and we really enjoyed it. Unfortunately for a few fellow sailors […]

SBS ep. 130 – Anchored at Little Harbor and Running ...


Scenes to Remember series are comprised of short clips of really pretty scenery with music in the background. Just some nice views from the sailboat. We will upload these in between our regular adventures. Thanks for watching! We absolutely LOVE sailing and we LOVE our part-time liveaboard sailboat, a Morgan […]

Scenes to Remember – Little Harbor at Catalina Island


One of the more important things to do when planning a trip is to get the boat ready. There are certain things that need to be done before departure, and we inevitably forget something. We have a checklist that we go through both the day before and the morning of […]

How We Get the Boat Ready to Sail



In this episode, we sail to the backside of Catalina Island for a week of relaxing and having fun! We consider these sails to be mini shakedowns in preparation for leaving for the South Pacific soon. Thanks for watching! We absolutely LOVE sailing and we LOVE our part-time liveaboard sailboat, […]

SBS ep. 129 – Sailing Out for a Week at ...