Will This Fall/Winter COVID-19 Surge Effect Your Cruising Season?

The author’s view that the current COVID-19 surge may have an effect on the upcoming 2021 cruising season. What do you think?

Have We Really Changed That Much? Reflections On Our First Year Of Cruising

A year ago yesterday, we left San Diego and civilization as we knew it.  We had downsized to living aboard the boat at the time, but had all the modern day conveniences that in hind sight, we took for granted: power, WIFI, endless options for food and clothing, water, trash disposal, being able to communicate […]

Something to Smile About:  International Talk Like A Pirate Day

Yaar, this most auspicious and fun international holiday is upon us once again and it sort of snuck up on me this year…but not the HelmsMistress, she’s ready and remembered it for me.  Wow, I’m so stoked to actually be out on a cruising sailboat for this holiday, which we plan on celebrating in fine […]

I Might Be The Last Person Who Should Give You Financial Advice-

I’m wading back into saving and making money while being out here cruising. We live on a cruising sailboat with our dog and kids in the Sea of Cortez and we worked our asses off to get to this point.  Prior to leaving to go cruising, we had a bit of money stockpiled from the sale […]

Heading North- On To Bay Of LA

We’re excited.  As you read this, we’ll be sitting in Conception Bay (probably sweating our balls off).  Conception is large bay often used as a stopping point on the trek north to Bay of LA or Puerto Penasco, but we’re not going north to haul out or find a slip.  We’re headed to Bay of […]