Really excited about this!  First Mate has gone a bit crazy with her Sailrite machine, and we are better off for it.  After making the settee and cockpit cushions, she decided to tackle dingy chaps.  After that she’s doing the bimini, then the stack pack.  Can’t wait!

First Mate Making Dingy Chaps!


Well, not exactly nine days of sailing, but nine days of fun! We’re sailing out today to spend the next nine days at Catalina. The plan is that we will spend a few days on the back side, probably at Little Harbor so we can take advantage of the start […]

A Nine Day Sail to Catalina Island!


Ah, the ever-growing punch list. Just when you make progress you’re reminded of several other things that you need to get done. But, if you were to wait until everything on your punch list is complete, you’d never leave. Here punch list and we have done and what we have […]

The Punch List In Our Final Year



As the excitement of leaving builds, First Mate and I decided it was time to start planning our exit from being landlocked. Plans are bound to change, but it is always good to have an initial plan. Something to excite you and something to wrap yourself around. Because we have […]

Sailing South Until The Coconut Oil Melts


As the date approaches for cutting the lines and sailing away, we’re really starting to plan on how to get rid of whatever we have left in preparation for 24/7 living aboard. For the past five years or so we have been part-time liveaboards, living in our office the rest […]

Heading Into Our Last Year Land-Locked


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!