mods & maintenance

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prep for pacific ocean crossing

Prepping For The Pacific Passage – Biggest Sailing Adventure Of Our Lives!

August 5, 2018 34

It’s nuts I tell you, nuts!  We’re on the home stretch, the final days before we take off on the biggest…

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solo on a sailboat

All Alone & They Hit My Sailboat! This Is What Happens When We Separate

July 29, 2018 32

When Jason left me behind on the boat I envisioned daily trips to the ice cream stand, solo dance parties on…

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Our Windows are Falling Out & Jason’s Leaving

Our Windows are Falling Out & Jason’s Leaving

July 22, 2018 66

Exotic location and broken bits!?!  We’re living the dream.  Fixing things in exotic locations is the definition of sailing and it…

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battery powered ac on a sailboat

Air Conditioning on A Sailboat? Yes, and It’s Battery Powered too!

March 15, 2018 68

Air Conditioning on a sailboat is a luxury. Especially when we’re at anchor and running everything off solar and battery power. …

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I Put These Pants on for Nothing – The Other Side of Sailing Life

I Put These Pants on for Nothing – The Other Side of Sailing Life

March 4, 2018 24

There are two sides to cruising life.  One side, the dreamy side, is all rainbows, fair winds and seahorses. The other…

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installing a new anchor chain

Old Rusty & Jumping The Gypsy – Replacing Our Anchor Chain

February 11, 2018 35
We moved aboard a sailboat because we wanted to travel and live around the world. We thrive on the freedom to...
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stuff breaks, we fix it, hooray boats

Stuff Breaks, We Fix It, Hooray Boats

January 14, 2018 33

It’s been said death and taxes are the only two certainties in life.  Obviously, the person who said that wasn’t a…

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sailing life

Dirty Jobs & Superman Swim Throughs

November 19, 2017 17

Life on a sailboat is anything but typical. However, there are so many things that are typical of the sailing lifestyle. …

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lets go sailing

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

July 9, 2017 42

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

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sailing around the world prep

Pulling The Stick, Getting Rigged & A Fresh Bottom

July 6, 2017 57

There is so much going on, I don’t even know where to begin…but it’s safe to say we’re doing a ton…