Archive | June, 2012


Solstice! Winter Solstice…in June.

Just like it seems strange to have Christmas in summertime, it doesn’t feel right to have winter solstice in June. When I start to write a “J” for the month, I have to stop myself from finishing it with “…anuary.” But we know it’s winter. It’s often under starlight that I head off the boat […]


What do cruisers do all day?

What do we do on board, to keep busy and have fun? Does this get boring? Well…no. Navadra Island, Fiji It’s an understandable question from someone who hasn’t yet had the chance to dip into the cruising life. The way spend our days shifted radically once we started living on the boat. There were a few brief months […]


Sharing our knowledge

About a month ago, I started trading email with Dana. We haven’t met in person yet although it’s only a matter of time! She calls an Amel home and lives aboard with her husband and new baby… also from the US, and currently in Australia. She’s percolated a cool idea that I’ve dubbed The Raft-Up. […]

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