Fitting Out

Readying a small boat for a Pacific crossing  (published December 2015) Outfitting a boat for an ocean crossing is no easy task. Like so many aspects […]

Just Sail the Boat

(published December 2015) I was on the dock casting off lines when Jill put the engine in reverse. Then, when she powered up to back us […]

An Alaskan Sailing Adventure

Exploring the wonders of beautiful Kachemak Bay  (published November 2013) Anchored in Halibut Cove in Alaska’s Kachemak Bay State Park, my boyfriend, Arun Jain, and I […]

Here, Kitty Kitty

Working while cruising, can the two mix?  (published October 2014) Sounds good, doesn’t it: working as you cruise around the globe. Many sailors fantasize about such […]

Never Without Bread

A foolproof recipe to keep your crew fed at sea or to share at that next beach-side potluck  (published August 2014) As a bit of a […]

Challenges of Re-Entry

How a cruising couple returned to life on land after a three-year voyage to the South Pacific  (published June 2014) I feel I’m balancing between two […]