The smell of fresh homemade pancakes from a Betty Crocker cookbook recipe wafted through the galley of Nor’easter. I cooked … Continue reading Paradise
I apologize to our followers for my failure to post blogs over the past few months, but since leaving Darwin, … Continue reading Somewhere in the Indian Ocean
As you, our loyal readers, recline in your favorite chair savoring a morning coffee, or evening cocktail, depending on when … Continue reading Passage Notes: Port Vila, Vanuatu to Thursday Island, Australia (1550 NM “Nautical Miles”)
We had been in Savusavu for almost a week. The refrigerator was full, the wine stocked, kava purchased and best … Continue reading Viani Bay
We left Tonga with a mild forecast of 15 knots of wind for the first 12 hours, decreasing when we … Continue reading Fun in Fiji (keeping the alliteration going)
My dad held the boat off the steep cliffs of the small island that housed Swallows Cave. He had just … Continue reading Tales from Tonga
Have you ever swum in water 16,000 feet deep? It is a strange feeling when you can see 150 feet … Continue reading TOGO, TOGO, TOGO!
“Oh but I cannot, can not stay. I must be off a-buccaneering.” John Steinbeck, ficticiously attributed those worlds to Captain … Continue reading Why?
We tied a bowline into the eye of the mooring and put on our equipment. Our friend Gemma told us … Continue reading “Crikey Mate” – Steve Irwin
Back in 1960, when I was just 9 years old, my favorite TV show was James A. Michner’s Adventures in … Continue reading The Cruising Dream Confronts Reality