Med Mooring

(published August 2017) As we slowly rounded the rocky headland crowned with feathery pines, picturesque Poros town slowly revealed itself, taking my breath away. The terracotta […]

San Blas Islands

When you get the chance to visit the San Blas Islands, you take it. I accepted a position as first mate aboard the Solitaria, a 39 […]

Cruising the “Twelve”

The Dodecanese Islands of Greece  (published October 2015) We were cruising the Turkish coast for six weeks aboard Celador, a 41-foot Beneteau, and enjoying Turkish culture, […]

Thirty-six Hours in Deshaies

A short stop in Guadeloupe provides many rewards  (published August 2013) While making the passage north from Dominica to Antigua for the Classic Yacht Regatta on […]

Bountiful Bonaire

Spend hurricane season soaking in Bonaire’s laid back beauty  (published April 2013) It was June 1, 2012, the opening day of hurricane season, and Sinbad, our […]

Girls’ Day Out

Willemstad, Curacao  (published January 2013) Every few weeks, our group of female friends rides the bus from our anchorage in Spanish Waters, Curacao into Willemstad for […]

Turkey Trot

Exploring one of the Mediterranean’s finest destinations by land and sea  (published January 2015) Turkey in August is the beginning of the fall sailing season. It […]

Around Nassau Town

25° 3′ N / 77° 20′ W  (published August 2014) Nassau, in the Bahamas, has a rough reputation, and locals confirmed that I should watch myself […]