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Tag: basic cruising

Hawaii here I come!

For those of you who have been following along, you may have previously read my blog post entitled The double meaning of Aloha. In this blog I talked about the Vic-Maui Yacht Race coming up in July 2018 and how I had planned to…

New Year’s Resolutions?

Are you a New Year’s Resolution kind of person? Well, I am not. I used to make New Year’s resolutions when I was younger, but as I have aged (like a fine wine I like to say!), I have realized that if something is…

20 Great Holiday Gift Ideas for Sailors

Guest blogger Melody provides her top 20 Holiday Gift ideas for sailors! Knowing the perfect gift to give a sailor or boater can often be difficult for non-boaters. As a full-time cruiser and liveaboard, one of the biggest questions we got around the holidays or…

The Bundle of Joy has Arrived!

Well a lot has happened since my last post… Sail Nelson has acquired a new addition to our fleet! Spindrift is her name and she is a 28 foot Aloha. She made the trek across Canada from Montreal to Nelson thanks to Ron Alexander…

The double meaning of Aloha!

Aloha! So I have been super excited about the Vic-Maui 2018 race! I have been reading offshore sailing forums and reaching out to fellow sailors to see what challenges they faced when they were offshore. Did you know that a sailor needs over 3,500…