48North A day in the life Latitude Reduction

The art of the cruiser’s shower

November 21, 2017

I live on a sailboat. It has many of the amenities that a home on land has – like a kitchen with a stove and oven, two beds, a…

Latitude Reduction Lifestyle

2 days amid 20 million people

November 13, 2017

We are not city people. We are drawn to quaint towns, beachside villas, adventurous activities, relaxed vibes. When we go on vacation, we do not go to Rome or…

48North Latitude Reduction Lifestyle Underway

An ode to Autumn on the Salish Sea

November 9, 2017

In our travels so far, I can say with confidence we have not discovered a place better suited for cruising than the Pacific Northwest. While I can’t complain about…

48North Latitude Reduction Lifestyle

A Year Goes By

September 18, 2017

Is it too cliché to start this with a contemplative statement like “I can’t believe we’ve already been cruising for a year” or “This year has really flown by”…

Boat work Latitude Reduction Video

How to rebuild a transmission

August 21, 2017

During the passage to Zihuatanejo back in April, our transmission took its last breaths. Once we had sailed onto anchor, recovered from the passage, and had a beer or…