sailing around the world

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scuba diving bocas del toro

Sea Monsters & Our First Sailboat Scuba Dive

September 10, 2017 31

A few months ago, we were really itching to get to Panama. We were knee deep in boat projects, covered in…

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sailing and exploring panama

First Taste of Panama – Bocas and The Underwater Garden

September 3, 2017 36

This is our first time in Panama, much less Central America.  To be honest, we don’t know much about it (yet). …

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sailing the Caribbean

Mission Panamania: Sailor Showers and Land Ho

August 27, 2017 33

Strange things happen out in the middle of the ocean. Our brains are overloaded with fresh air, our senses are on…

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biggest storm and longest sail

Mission Panamania: Longest Passage and Biggest Storm Ever

August 20, 2017 50

Time is a funny thing.  Most of us growing up in western civilization have a keen sense of time.  There are…

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mission panamania: george town to great inagua

Mission Panamania: Operation George Town to Great Inagua

August 13, 2017 47

I have typed and deleted at least a dozen different paragraphs trying to sum up everything that was packed into these…

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Nassau to Georgetown

Mission Panamania: Operation Nassau to George Town

August 6, 2017 37

I had to squint hard and force a few tears out to rub the grit away.  I had slept so hard…

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miami to nassau

Mission Panamania, Operation: Miami to Nassau

July 25, 2017 13

Our first year of sailing we managed to rack up over 3000 nautical miles bumming around south Florida and the Bahamas. …

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sailing route planning

Leaving For Good, The Plan and Our Biggest Passage

July 16, 2017 73

We’re leaving these docks and we’re not coming back.  Well, at least hopefully not for a few good years anyway.  The…

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lets go sailing

New Rigging, Nav Gear and Crew, Its Time To Sail

July 9, 2017 41

I keep thinking one day Jason is going to wake up, look me square in the eye and say, “Nikki, I…