Water, water, everywhere: the land version

Do you know how good it feels to take an unlimited shower, letting water just cascade over you for as long as you wish? Right…. so you probably do, and I can remember it, but let me tell you- it’s not a common experience for most cruisers. Our boats carry limited water and even with […]

Reflections on the crossing from Mexico to the Marquesas

With a little time to rest and regroup, Jamie and I reflected on the passage this morning over coffee (J) and English Breakfast tea (B- thank you, Clauson’s Fine Teas!). First, some statistics: Total miles: ~2950Top speed: 12.2 knotsBest 24 hour run: 193 milesDiesel consumed: 40 gallonsHighest windspeed: 35 (ITCZ squalls, and one intense night […]