Dove – Our Labor of Love

Dove – Our Labor of Love

Our current sailboat, the Dove (30ft. C&C) has been dry docked for the winter. She is stranded like a helpless beached whale upon her land legs, her great blue underbelly exposed to the air, looking pale and vulnerable. It pains me to see her in this condition, knowing she thrives most when the breezes are […]

Just a Farm Girl

Just a Farm Girl

I signed up for a passage with the famous John Kretschmer to sail 1,000 nautical miles and look for heavy weather. I need to face my fears of storms so I can be level headed and an asset to Dan when we finally do embark. I am facing my fears. But when I sent the […]

Which Boat is for Us?

Dan has spent years researching sailboats  he feels would be a good choice for us to live aboard.  We have visited these brands of boats and gone to look at them as far north as Rhode Island, as far south as Florida, and all the way to the West Coast.  Dan gets fixated on a […]