Monthly archives for December, 2016

The Blonde Mermaid Graces the Cover o...

A beautiful woman on the starboard bow of a beautiful catamaran flying a beautiful spinnaker. I was just reminded how fortunate I truly am. Check out my Blonde Mermaid (Alyssa) on the cover of the January 2017 issue of Latitude 38 magazine. Look inside the ‘Changes in Latitudes’ section of the magazine for her write-up on catamara [...]

Exploring Urupukapuka Island, Bay of ...

Another awesome sail to Urupukapuka Island this weekend. The bay was packed with boats out enjoying the warm weather on Boxing Day (26th). Although we found the weather refreshingly cool, the locals were in swimwear and all had a cold beverage of choice in hand. Alyssa and I dropped the hook off Urupukapuka Island for some hiking and relaxati [...]

Sailing & Hiking the Bay of Isla...

The Bay of Islands is a spectacularly beautiful place and a sailing playground. There are hundreds of islands and numerous anchorages on each. White sand beaches fringe the coves and lush, forested, tall islands rise up from the green and turquoise waters. Dolphins visit our anchorage and also play in our wake while under way. The only sounds [...]

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