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48North Lifestyle Silliness Underway

Do Rats Fart?

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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,…

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Lifestyle Travel Underway

It sure is windy

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February 20, 2018

When we were in Southern Mexico, we had to contend with the Tehuantepecs, forceful winds that tear across the skinny bit of Mexico from…

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Lifestyle Underway

Dreams really do come true

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February 14, 2018

About three years ago, John and I decided it was time for a vacation. Not a vacation in that “take time off work to…

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Lifestyle Underway

Drama Sells

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January 10, 2018

Drama sells.

My most popular blog posts are the ones about the big winds and temperamental engines, tense moments and broken spirits. (Like this one…

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48North Lifestyle Underway

An ode to Autumn on the Salish Sea

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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….

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Blog fishing Underway

Another passage, another drama

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July 11, 2017

I’m trying to remember the last passage we completed without drama or major issue, but coming up short. I want to tell you stories…

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A day in the life Blog Underway

Part 2: From the last straw to recovery

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June 7, 2017

Day Three: The last straw

4:00am John shakes me from a fitful sleep. I peak groggily at my watch. It’s late, John pulled a particularly…

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A day in the life Blog Underway

Part 1: Pleasant, then annoying

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June 6, 2017

Day one: Pleasant

They had been forecasting a hurricane. Her name was Adrian and she was currently holding the title of earliest tropical storm ever…

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Blog Underway

Flying the Whomper

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April 10, 2017

A short video of us flying the “Whomper”, a huge charlie brown colored spinnaker that makes Halcyon grow wings downwind. Here, John handles the sail expertly…

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Blog Shout outs Underway

Eluding Santa

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January 1, 2017

“But how will Santa find you?!”

It was my dad’s biggest worry when I told him we’d be leaving San Jose del Cabo on Christmas…

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