Monthly Archives: August 2014

Our Second Day Onboard

By 6 p.m. we had covered approximately 50 miles. An early spring squall had moved in and the sky became dark and threatening. I decided this was an ideal time for a nap. I went below deck, crawled atop the … Continue reading

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Travelling Up the Columbia

The next morning we awoke to blue sky and sunshine. It was a remarkable contrast to the night before. Peter and Mike walked to the marina fuel dock and hauled back two jerry cans full of diesel which they poured … Continue reading

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Getting Ready

For nearly seven years, my husband and I have been preparing ourselves and our sailboat, Penelope, to join a unique population of sailing nomads and pursue our dream of “blue water cruising” – sailing across vast oceans to exotic places … Continue reading

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