Got our first sailing crew position!
Learning, searching and connecting…
September 19, 2015: Well, exciting news today… we confirmed a crew position sailing in the Pacific later this month! Sailing from Marina Del Rey, CA to Berkeley, CA! It’s not the Puget Sound to Mexico sail I had originally been looking at, but it will be a great first experience out in the open ocean!
September 12, 2015: Hello from Colorado! I am currently in Grand Junction, CO for a family reunion and it’s beautiful here! In addition to the family gatherings and catching up, I have found some time to go and explore… Just a 15 minute drive from town is the Colorado National Monument, with amazing canyons, views […]
So how the heck do we do this?!
September 11, 2015: Hello! Decided to try a video update this time…
Graduate Cruising, a Beautiful Evening Sailing on the Columbia River
September 4, 2015: The recent days and weeks have been filled with lots of discussions, thinking and stress trying to figure out exactly how we should pursue our goal of wandering the globe. For the most part, we have decided that sailing would the most sustainable long-term option where we can keep our costs fairly low […]
Sailing Lessons, pt II: Costal Cruising
August 27, 2015: After completing ASA 101 and 103, we were dying to get more time out on the water and on a boat. Lucky for us, Passion Yachts offers Monday night Graduate Cruising sessions. For just $90, you get two consecutive 3-hour sailing classes on Monday evenings with the guidance of an instructor – a […]
August 12, 2015: After having a great time learning the basics about sailing in ASA101, we were looking forward to the next class, ASA103: Basic Costal Cruising. We got an email during the middle of the week following our first sailing classes – they had received a last minute cancellation and needed to fill spots in […]
August 7, 2015: So what do you do if you want to buy a sailboat and sail around the world, but you’ve never, ever, not even once been on a sailboat before once in your life? Take sailing lessons of course! My partner and I have talked about how awesome sailing around the world sounds ever since we […]
From professional jetsetter, to professional vagabond
August 2, 2015: In case you missed it in my last post, I recently quit my job and am trying to figure out how to travel full-time and explore the world. So far, I am considering two options… Option A: Buy a campervan, wander North and South America Option B: Buy a sailboat, sail the […]
July 31, 2015 Hi all! First of all, thanks for checking me out! After thinking and talking about starting a blog for years and then starting it and getting too busy to keep it up, I have finally gotten back here and plan to make regular posts and updates! Letting go, starting over, and laying […]