Live Free 2 Sail Fast

Re-Post- Virtual Book Tour

You might be reading a blog  belonging to the next J.K. Rowling if you’re lucky enough to keep reading this blog post and click on her link!  (more…)

My own re-blog- A story that hasn’t ended- Broken Dreams

Photo credit to the LF2SF Roving Reporter, Emy MD

I’m re-publishing this story that I wrote in summer of 2017 because of the interest the individual post has continued to generate monthly.  I’m hoping that the Coombes are happy and healthy in England with no regrets on their decisions.  But if there are regrets, perhaps they might think about giving it another go?  I’m not sure any of us could prepare for a rudder loss in the middle of the Atlantic and none of us should armchair quarterback their decisions.  Regardless, the 2017 hurricane season would have mixed up the seas in the Caribbean to the point where finding the boat (Dove II) might be impossible.  Click the links, reading the original story and subsequent stories I’ve written.   (more…)

Re-Post from Cannons to Cruising: Other Awesome People Doing Other Awesome Things — Cannons to Cruising

Good morning, hope your weekend was great- I’m re-posting this blog and post from Cannons to Cruising  because they were kind enough to mention LiveFree2SailFast in here as one of the sailing blogs they follow; which totally made my day.  I’m so stoked when this tiny blog gets any mention from anywhere.  I’m hoping you’ll read her post, follow the links to her site and consider following her site too, she’s recently finished a new book and is working on getting it published and they have a baby who is growing up on their sailboat,,,,,not a bad life.  (more…)

Re-Post- Have you joined yet? #44 — Its good to be crazy Sometimes

I don’t know why my re-blogs come out with black backgrounds or if they look this way once I hit publish,, but it annoys me too.  Take the time to look through this link as smaller bloggers who might be in here want you to read their stuff and perhaps find their blog to follow.  I know I do!  Take a look through, there’s probably a blog for everyone’s taste-  (more…)

Reblogged: Uxmal: A Window Into The Maya

A re-blogged story for sure from Gallivance.net here on WordPress, but something I feel strongly about sharing,,,,check it out as well as the rest of my rambling: (more…)

Reblogged- WordPress Meet and Greet – All Bloggers Welcome

Have you ever slowed down to look at one of Opinionated Man’s Meet and Greet’s?  They’re great events that he’s run for several years with several thousand posts in them, lots of bloggers waiting to be discovered by you-

via WordPress Meet and Greet – All Bloggers Welcome

Also, make sure to check out the new Instagram site; @LiveFree2SailFastBoatDog-

Sharing Options from WordPress.com to Facebook Are Changing — The WordPress.com Blog

Check this story about from WordPress, may effect your blogging and website options and publicity.   I just setup my own Facebook Business site to share my blog posts and website highlights,,,,and now the sharing options are changing!

Starting August 1, Facebook will no longer allow third-party tools to automatically post to Profiles. Here’s how it affects you.

via Sharing Options from WordPress.com to Facebook Are Changing — The WordPress.com Blog

Re-Post- Pinterest Worthy? From Cannons to Cruising

Yep, a re-blog for one of my first posts in several weeks, but a great short story with good pictures from a young couple living on a small sailboat,,,,with a new baby, a writing career and a husband with a full time job- Take a look and give it a read.  Perhaps consider following them,,,,as they often have good ideas for small boats-

https://wordpress.com/read/blogs/122332121/posts/952

Reblog- How to sail with a Baby- Cannons to Cruising

Ever actually pulled out of the slip with a tiny baby on-board,,,,,when you are not the boat guest?  Here’s a couple writing their own story while living on a boat with a tiny baby- take a read for some great tips-  (more…)

Republish: “The Checklist” and “Mariners Trip Planning” by Captain Chris Couch

I’m republishing this post and another about some of the sailing aids I’ve used from Captain Chris Couch because I wrote them while still owning Tulum IV.  I still use them now that we’ve moved on to another sailboat and they still have value.   Read on… (more…)