mods & maintenance

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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 67

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 34
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 41

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 55

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…

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busted line sailing repairs

Busted a Line, No Problem

June 6, 2017 41

We’ve been told the definition of sailing life is repairs in exotic locations.  We’re learning just how true this statement is….

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sailboat tech why lithium batteries

Sailboat Tech – Lithium Batteries & Why We Chose Them

March 12, 2017 103

There is an old saying that batteries don’t die, they are killed.  Sadly, this is true and we are guilty as…

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Sailboat Projects Part 2 – This is it, or so we hope

November 22, 2016 37

Working on the boat has been an unexpected rollercoaster of emotions filled with triumphs and road blocks. Of course, every time…