Staying in touch and getting weather offshore
The Circle of Lifelines
Out of all of our preparations for cruising, deciding how to get our weather and stay in touch when offshore was one of our biggest debates. There are multiple options for this, with a wide range of price tags attached. The options we have been debating between are: SSB (Single Side Band Radio) Initial Cost: $5000-$6000 Recurring […]
Sailboat shopping and making an offer!
Got rusty lifelines? No worries, you can redo them… It’s the circle of lifelines! Replacing our lifelines on board was one of our highest priority items that we HAD to do before leaving Portland, taking on the big blue Pacific and sailing south. It turns out, this was one of our simplest boats projects to […]
Exciting stuff this week! We reconsider our options for making a sailboat purchase and decide to take a look at what’s available locally, instead of taking a big leap to the Mediterranean. After rethinking what we want in a boat, we decide that we may not want to go the production boat route, instead we look at […]