Crewed Charter Anchoring WTF

Crewed Charter Anchoring WTF

You may have seen that this morning we called out a charter company on our Instagram and Facebook stories regarding their dangerous anchoring choice.  As I write, we are sitting on our back deck drinking our coffee, watching their charter guests have breakfast about...
The Atlantic Ocean, by Bob

The Atlantic Ocean, by Bob

Atlantic Crossing Part I: As I type this we are in the middle of the Atlantic ocean, it is Friday, November 30, 2018. We left 5 days ago on Sunday the 25thwith a 2,103 nautical mile journey ahead of us on our second and last leg of the Atlantic crossing. We have 1,340...
Passage: Las Palmas to Mindelo, Cape Verde

Passage: Las Palmas to Mindelo, Cape Verde

*Updated with photos 12/11/18 The day we left Las Palmas, we had some issues with the water maker, and it took several of the guys a couple of hours to fix it. The actual water maker is down in one of the engine holds and it’s a pretty cramped space for the guys to...

Las Palmas, Gran Canaria: Part 2

*Posted without photos due to limited internet – will update as soon as we can! Sunday we decided to take a break from boat and crew altogether. In Europe on Sundays, most stores are closed and often restaurants as well. Since we couldn’t do any provisioning, we...
Passage from Cascais to Las Palmas

Passage from Cascais to Las Palmas

Life on passage is quite different than normal life.  With a full boat, it’s a bit like sharing an apartment with strangers. Except no one ever leaves for work (work is onboard), and there’s no escaping one another.  We do three hour watch shifts around...
We’re definitely not Portuguese

We’re definitely not Portuguese

So originally, we had planned to head to Lisbon, Portugal and check out the city life.  Once we survived the storm, we made a crash landing north of Lisbon in Peniche instead (read about the crazy weather here).  We stayed in Peniche two days waiting for the weather...