Northwest Passage Underway

4 boats, 14 people, 3 generations, 2 dogs, a cat and a parakeet

June 17, 2018

The leaving part is never easy. By the time you’re untying the lines, you’ve concisely described the anticipated journey so many times and answered so many questions, that it…

Northwest Passage

We should all follow Billy

May 15, 2018

I remember sitting with my dad at the kitchen table while he read -front to back- the entire local newspaper (remember those things? Big sheets of paper with small…

48North Latitude Reduction Lifestyle

On Being a Cruising Boat Guest

April 12, 2018

Last February, our good friend, Cat, from Seattle came to visit us in Mexico. Within hours of her joining us on Halcyon, she had served me a beer out…

A day in the life Latitude Reduction Lifestyle

A day in the life (chapter 3): Following Spontaneity

March 19, 2018

I woke up naturally around 7 but laid in bed for a while listening to the birds chirping and the howler monkeys howling before I climbed over a semi-conscious…

48North Latitude Reduction Travel

Do Rats Fart?

February 27, 2018

Some of you were following along on social media as we duked it out with our recent boat guest. Here is the whole story, as printed in 48 North…