Category Archives: Sailing

House or Travel?

Karumba, QLD, AU As our time wound down in Australia we found ourselves having a difficult conversation about a choice we could not had foreseen coming when we first started this adventure. Like we said last week, we had a … Continue reading

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Coconut rice pudding

Enroute Karumba, QLD, AU Tiffany’s been having a craving for rice pudding lately.  For some weird reason she gets this craving every few months (this and Mexican food.  Nope, not supposed to make sense).  In our previous lives this was … Continue reading

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Life passing us by

Baltimore, Maryland, United States It is once again time for Greg’s birthday entry- One can always rely on family to ask the questions everyone else is quietly wondering about: “Greg, it’s been almost 4 years now. Aren’t you worried about … Continue reading

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A Month of Thursday

Thursday Island, Australia So keep in mind that sign, and the information contained thereupon, as we go though our entertainment options on Thursday Island for the month we were there. Related posts: Thursday…now available in Island format! Outback pub life … Continue reading

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Find a fleet

You want the real secret we used to find ships to travel around the world with?  How we were able to find a ride in Tahiti before we even pulled into port?  Well, here it is: Find a fleet.  Travel … Continue reading

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Getting your first crew gig

Ok so after deciding the cruising thing is for you, Testing it out and finding you like it And deciding that you, for starters at least, will grab a ride with a costal cruiser You’re oh so patiently waiting for … Continue reading

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Bluewater cruising

Up until now we have been talking about a successive series of experiences to build up your sailing experience before taking “the big leap”.  We talked about how to test out sailing, how to build experience in your local area … Continue reading

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Coastal Cruising

Sailing around the world for free on someone else’s luxury yacht sounds like a doable thing for you huh?  You took our advice on how to test the waters with sailing and did a local trial class or joined the … Continue reading

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Married Vagabonds

Saturday was our ninth wedding anniversary.   That is, in and of itself a very big deal and worth a moment of reflection.  Nine years is no small thing. People look at us differently than they did when we said … Continue reading

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Semper Gumby

Opua, New Zealand So there we were (doesn’t every great story start that way?) in Coff’s Harbour and little did we know that this would be the end of our Australian East Coast Adventure. We were doing a bit of … Continue reading

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