The maritime world is full of customs and traditions; some are quite practical while others border on the bizarre. As we prepare for a life at sea, we have chosen to embrace the practical tradition of the private signal. This practice dates back over 6,000 years to the Egyptian captains of the Nile who would […]
Busting Barnacles (Flushing the AC System)
This will probably be boring to our friends and family but for any boat owners out there who need a bit of guidance on how to flush a blockage out of their AC/heating system this may be helpful. Having central AC and heat is not something I expect I will be concerned about when we […]
I can’t believe I actually forgot the freakin’ mayo!
Our first, and (for a while) only, major passage is complete! We sailed Miami to New Orleans non-stop in five days. With the help of our delivery captain, Capt. Woody Henderson, we are now aware that this boat can handle almost anything. She laughs out loud at 30 knot, on-the-nose winds and 13 foot waves, […]