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Hello,​ Roaring 20s!

Hello,​ Roaring 20s!

As I sit here attempting to encapsulate everything that happened over the span of 12 months, I feel like time passed by in a blink. I have spent the last weeks of 2019 and the beginning of 2020 trying to write this very blog. Usually, I am inspired by recent events and can not wait to pour my thoughts out onto the screen, but for some reason….

Destination: Staycation

Destination: Staycation

Every once in a while it is nice to have a change of scenery, which is one of the many alluring things of sailboat life.

​Bad Days in Paradise

​Bad Days in Paradise

Mercury must have been in retrograde because NOTHING was going our way and we just had to roll with the punches, even despite almost losing a finger…

Potatoes, Scorpions and Sailing Oh My!

Potatoes, Scorpions and Sailing Oh My!

The air was wet, and heavy wrapping around us like a hug while we set our course for our first voyage of the summer to Santa Cruz Island. At 2:30 am the fog was thick and our visibility coming through the harbor channel was about 100 yards, yet I had a gut feeling it would disappear when we cleared the breakwater; lucky for us I was right…..

Head Refit

Head Refit

Chris and I had discussed refitting our head since day 1 of becoming Avocet’s new crew, and one night while drinking wine and talking about our future plans we decided to stop holding back and get our hands dirty with phase 1 of the refit process. Let me explain one thing first before I jump into the part of the blog you came here to read…..

The Catalina Wine Mixer

The Catalina Wine Mixer

It’s the effing Catalina Wine Mixer! Just kidding. We celebrated Chris’s birthday on Catalina Island with friends and family, it definitely got a little …

Boat Cat Cleo

Boat Cat Cleo

You all asked for more info on our deck paw Cleo so here it is! The blog you have so desperately requested. Hopefully this answers all of your que…

2018 in Review

2018 in Review

I feel like 2018 lasted more than a year... but I suppose that is because we packed 3 years worth of "things" into one...

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