Blog Life onboard

Cruising in place: our approach to coping with the pandemic

April 21, 2020

John and I have been inadvertently training for the coronavirus. We are highly accustomed to spending long periods of time squinched up together in a small space with no…

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A thanksgiving thought

November 28, 2019

By John Guillote

The release of the latest UN climate report tells us, yet again, that our planet may be in worse shape than we had previously thought.

While this…

Life onboard Northwest Passage

To my favorite Halcyon Wandering VIP-subscribers…

October 31, 2019

Well, we have left Halcyon to fend for herself in the Marquesas for a few months. Right now, our squiggly path of life is pulling us along into the…

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Off the Beaten Tack

September 26, 2019

We tend to sail a little bit off the beaten tack.

Instead of leaving from Mexico to sail to French Polynesia,
we continued south to explore Central America for a…

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Amateur anchoring, some hungry strangers and an unexpected crew member

August 5, 2019

A month ago, I was pretty sure we had anchored in every
situation. We have anchored with 2 feet of water below the keel and in 70 feet
of water. We…