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 ...


So, on our last adventure, we were on the boat for a total of 10 days and were at Catalina Island for a total of seven days. We’ve done this before, where we take a week off and connect two weekends, giving us more time to sail and have fun. […]

What We Learned From Our Last Shakedown




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It’s been a while, seem like a LONG while, since we sailed out to Catalina Island. In fact, it’s been about nine months! We can’t believe that it’s been that long. In the past, we’ve sailed to Catalina about every two or three months, but since we’ve been refitting our […]

Sailing Out to Catalina Island for 10 Days!


Sitting here on the bow of our boat that we have done so much work on over the past three years, it is so pleasant to look around and appreciate all that we are blessed with. As we ready ourselves for our final departure in less than a year, I’m […]

Another Lovely Afternoon



In a previous article, I wrote about using the website Windy.com to help with weather forecasting for sailors. In this article, I wanted to explain how you can obtain weather forecasts while cruising offshore and many miles from shore. A lot of you may already be familiar with weather fax, […]

Old School Weather Forecasting